The museum was opened in May 2002. It is divided into two categories, geological and zoological. The geological part focuses on the formation of Iceland, the major rock types and minerals. The zoological part focuses (with few exceptions) on Icelandic mammals, birds, fish and invertebrates.
The museum is open for visitors every day except Sundays
and entrance is free of charge. Guidance for groups should preferably be reserved in advance
. This can be done by sending us an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 441-7200. See opening hours below:Mon-Thu: 09:00-18:00Fridays: 11:00-17:00Saturdays: 11:00-17:00Sundays: Closed
Where are we and how do you get there?
The museum is only few steps away from the Hamraborg bus station
(marked with a big S
in the route maps). Routes no. 1, 2 and 4 goes from Reykjavik city centre to Hamraborg.