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Ásbyrgi Visitor Centre, Ásbyrgi

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Gljúfrastofa is the Visitor and Information Centre for the Northern Territory of Vatnajökull National Park. The visitor centre also houses a souvenir shop. The interesting exhibition on geology and the nature of Jökulsárgljúfur canyon and its environs graphically informs guests about plate boundaries, volcanism, biospheres and habitats, the power of glacial floods, the formation of Ásbyrgi canyon, and the interaction of humans with the might of nature. Considered by many to be the country’s best exhibition on Icelandic nature, it interactively allows the visitor to feel, smell and try out the assorted objects. The Visitor Centre is a perfect starting point for those who plan to visit Jökulsárgljúfur and its surroundings. Interesting natural attractions within Jökulsárgjúfur are Ásbyrgi, Hljóðaklettar, Hólmatungur and Dettifoss.

Opening hours 2023:
Jan 16 - Apr: 11-15 Mon-Fri
May: 10-16 daily
Jun - Aug: 9-17 daily
Sept - Okt: 11-16 daily
Nov - Dec15: 11-15 Mon-Fri 

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Ásbyrgi Visitor Centre, Ásbyrgi

Ásbyrgi Visitor Centre, Ásbyrgi

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Ásbyrgi veitingar og verslun Kelduhverfi 671 Kópasker 465-2260