Ski Iceland

Local Museum Hvoll

The museum's collection comprises thousands of items. The natural history collection contains a large number of Icelandic birds and mammals, the most popular of which is the polar bear.

There are exhibits on a number of people from the district who became nationally famous, such as Jóhann Pétursson, known as "the Giant", and president Dr. Kristján Eldjárn.

One room at the museum is dedicated to the earthquake that struck Dalvik in 1934 (6.2 on the Richter scale).

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
June 1st - August 31st: 11:00-18:00 11:00-18:00 11:00-18:00
September 1st - May 31st: Closed Closed Closed
Also open on request, we welcome groups all through the year.

Local Museum Hvoll

Karlsrauðatorg

GPS Points N65° 58' 26.296" W18° 31' 47.528"
Telephone

460-4928

Opening period All year
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

Travel directory for Local Museum Hvoll

The official travel index of Iceland

Others

Fjallabyggð Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Skeggjabrekka
  • 625 Ólafsfjörður
  • 466-2611
VisitHrisey.is
Guesthouses
  • Norðurvegur 17
  • 630 Hrísey
  • 898-9408
Arctic See Angling and Hunting
Day Tour Provider
  • Böggvisbraut 6
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 663-8828
Bruggsmiðjan
Exhibitions
  • Öldugata 22
  • 621 Dalvík
  • 861-3007
Ævar og Bóas
Day Tour Provider
  • Sandskeið 14
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 898-3345, 466-1597
Hamar Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Arnarholti Svarfaðardal
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 466-1204
Nature
18.70 km
Ólafsfjörður Beach

Leave the village of Ólafsfjörður on its north end in direction "Kleifar" and you will reach the beautiful black sandy beach with invites to take a stop and walk the beach. Park your car carefully in a designated parking area or in the village and take a walk.

Nature
0.48 km
Dalvík Beach

In the harbour of Dalvík, at its southern end, is a little wooden bridge over the rock dam and offers access to a beautiful black sandy beach that invites to take a walk until you reach the delta of the river Svarfaðardalsá. Take a rest in the dunes and observe the rich birdlife.

Nature
20.83 km
Trollaskagi

Tröllaskagi is a rugged peninsula, which lies between Skagafjordur and Eyjafjordur. It´s a maze of mountains, rivers and number of miniature glaciers. Ideal hiking country, maps available.

History and Culture

Others

Tjarnarborg Cultural House
Cultural Centres
  • Aðalgata 13
  • 625 Ólafsfjörður
  • 853-8020, 466-2188
Ólafsfjörður Nature Museum
Museums
  • Aðalgata 14
  • 625 Ólafsfjörður
  • 466-2651, 848-4071
Bruggsmiðjan
Exhibitions
  • Öldugata 22
  • 621 Dalvík
  • 861-3007

Others

Þula Café
Cafés
  • Goðabraut
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 823-8616
Olís - Service Station
Gas station
  • Bylgjubyggð 2
  • 625 Ólafsfjörður
  • 466-2272
Tomman
Restaurants
  • Hafnarbraut 21
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 466-1559
Olís - Service Station
Gas station
  • Skíðabraut 21
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 466-1832
Gregors
Restaurants
  • Goðabraut 3
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 466-1213, 847-8846
Basalt Bistro
Restaurants
  • Goðabraut
  • 620 Dalvík
  • -
Syðri-Hagi
Farm Holidays
  • Syðri-Hagi, Árskógsströnd
  • 621 Dalvík
  • 849-8934 (eftir kl. 15), 866-7968, 841-9048
Höllin
Restaurants
  • Hafnargata 16
  • 625 Ólafsfjörður
  • 466-4000, 868-7788
Travel search
Can't find it? Try searching for it :)