Skip to content

The Icelandic Horse History Centre

The Icelandic Horse History Centre was founded it 2001 at Hólar in Hjaltadalur is located in the old stable at Hólar, built in 1931. The old stable was remodeled in 2010 and The Exhibition of the Icelandic Horse opened.

In addition, two special exhibitions can be found at The Icelandic Horse History Centre. On the one hand, The Origin of the Traits of the Icelandic Horse, the breeding horses introduced at this exhibition have all had a great impact on Icelandic horse breeding from the beginning of organized breeding up to the present day. Another one is the exhibition Splendid Saddlery from Past Centuries, disclosing interesting information about saddlery in the past centuries.

 

Summer Opening Hours:

June – August

Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am – 18 pm

Winter Opening Hours: The exhibitions at the Icelandic Horse History Centre are open for groups during winter, in accordance with previous reservations. For those interested, please contact the curator, Kristinn Hugason, tel. +354 891 9879, email: sogusetrid@gmail.com.

The Icelandic Horse History Centre

The Icelandic Horse History Centre

The Icelandic Horse History Centre was founded it 2001 at Hólar in Hjaltadalur is located in the old stable at Hólar, built in 1931. The old stable wa
Hólar Cathedral

Hólar Cathedral

Hólar Cathedral is the oldest stone church in Iceland, constructed in 1763. The church is built with red sandstone from the mountain Hólabyrða. A numb
Hólar

Hólar

This is one of Iceland's most famous historical sites and was, for centuries, an Episcopal see. There has been a church at Hólar from the 11th century
Holar Camping site

Holar Camping site

The campsite at Hólar is one of the most interesting campsites in Iceland due to the long history and the beautiful nature. The campsite is surrounded

Other (2)

Hólar Travel Service Hjaltadalur 551 Sauðárkrókur 455-6333
The Icelandic Beer Center Hólar 551 Sauðárkrókur -