Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Víkingaheimar

At the eastern end of Njarðvík's waterfront, the spectacular Víkingaheimar is a Norse exhibition centre built in one beautiful, sweeping architectural gesture. The centrepiece is the 23m-long Íslendingur, an exact r…
Sculpture in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Giantess

To the northeast of Keflavík's harbour sits the larger-than-life Giantess, a giant troll character from Herdís Egilsdóttir’s children’s books. A local art collective created the enormous figure, who sits in a rockin…
Museum in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Duushús

In a long red warehouse by the harbour, Duushús is Keflavík’s historic cultural centre. There’s a permanent exhibition of around 60 of Grímur Karlsson’s many hundreds of miniature ships, made over a lifetime, as wel…
Museum in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll

This museum delves into the history of the awesome Icelandic music scene, from Björk to Sigur Rós and Of Monsters and Men. Admission includes a walking guide app with music. There's also the Music Hall of Fame, inst…
Sculpture in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture

Overlooking the ocean, this impressive sculpture in the shape of an abstract anchor is worth a closer look.
Sculpture in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Keflavík Airport Art

There are two gigantic sculptures in front of the terminal building at Keflavík International Airport – Magnús Tómasson’s Þotuhreiður (Jet Nest) resembles the tip of a wing emerging from an egg, while Rúrí’s Regnbog…
Historic Building in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Stekkjarkot

On the point near Víkingaheimar, the tiny folk museum Stekkjarkot is housed in a restored turf house, abandoned in 1924, with parts dating to the 19th century. With a traditional layout and furniture, it's an exampl…
Church in Keflavík & Njarðvík

Keflavíkurkirkja

Find this busy church in the centre of Keflavík.