Historical eshibitions in Langabúð in Djúpivogur and at Hali in Suðursveit
Learn about the first inhabitants of southeast Iceland, and saga locations; 1700-year-old Roman coins discovered at Bragðavellir in Álftafjörður; the Irish monks who came to Iceland before the Norse settlers; Hrollaugur Rögnvaldsson who settled in Hornafjörður, and Síðu-Hallur of Þvottá. Find out about Hrollaugur’s relations with leaders of northern Europe in the 10th-11th century, and how his descendants became saga writers. Learn about archaeological finds in Steinadalur, of a Viking settlement dating from before 1000 AD; could this be the ancient settlement of Irish monks? Tours to Ingólfshöfði and Papey island in summer. Information points at Þvottá in Álftafjörður, Bær in Lón, Papós, Ingólfshöfði and Sandfell in Öræfi.
Open 15/5-15/9 kl. 10:00-18:00. Annars samkvæmt samkomulagi.
Símar: 354 478 8220 og 354 478 8228 Netfang:
Þórbergssetur Open 1/6-15/9 kl 9:00-21:00. At other time by arrangement. Símar: 354 478 1078 og 354 867 2900 Netfang: