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Museums

Children are naturally inquisitive and visiting museums is, therefore, often an exciting project. The north of Iceland has an abundant flora of museums, housing a wide variety of topics and interests. It should, therefore be an easy matter to find something to suit all members of the family. Here are some of the museums which might appeal to the younger visitor:

Glaumbær in Skagafjörður, The Christmas Garden in Eyjafjörður, The Vehicle and Machinery Museum at Stóragerði, The Museum of Small Exhibits in Eyjafjörður, The Whale Museum in Húsavík, The Icelandic Seal Centre at Hvammstangi, The Bird Museum in the Mývatn District and the Aviation Museum in Akureyri.

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Towns & Villages

Society and the economy have many faces. Whereas agriculture is the mainstay of rural areas, the towns depend upon fishing, industry, trade and a range of services, with each village having its own characteristics though they all prove hospitable hosts. 
The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

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Map Akureyri Hrafnagil Grímsey Raufarhöfn Kópasker Þórshöfn Bakkafjörður Húsavík Mývatn Laugar Svalbarðseyri Grenivík Hjalteyri Hauganes Árskógssandur Dalvík Hrísey Ólafsfjörður Siglufjörður Hofsós Hólar Varmahlíð Sauðárkrókur Skagaströnd Blöndós Hvammstangi Laugarbakki Borðeyri