The most interesting of the artists’ homes, Nonnahús was the childhood home of renowned children’s writer Reverend Jón Sveinsson...
Icelandic Aviation Museum
In a hangar at Akureyri airport, this museum charts the history of aviation in Iceland, from the first flight in 1919 to the present....
The most northerly botanical garden in the world makes a delightful picnic spot on sunny days. The wealth of plant life on display is...
If the weather is against you, Keilan can entertain with ten-pin bowling, pool tables and bar.
This legendary sweet shop is known across Iceland for the best ice cream in the country (it’s made with milk, not cream). It’s not far...
Akureyri Museum information
Lonely Planet review
This museum houses art and historical items from the Settlement Era to the present. There are photos, farming tools and recreations of early Icelandic homes. The museum garden became the first place in Iceland to cultivate trees when a nursery was established here in 1899.