Go to The Húsavík Whale Museum to learn about whales, their ecosystems, and Iceland's special relationship with these creatures. Starting off as a small hotel exhibit in 1997, this museum has gained in popularity and expanded into its own non-profit organization. The museum's main goal is to raise awareness of whale species and their environment through education. The site's research has received international attention and inspired a volunteer program. Start on the lower floors where you'll find marine ecosystems, especially in relation to Icelandic whales. Go on to watch a documentary about the issue of whaling. On the upper floors nine whale skeletons include a minke, humpback, and orca. If you've been on a whale watch, bring your ticket for a discount to the museum. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Húsavík Whale Museum by using our Husavik trip planner .
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Wir haben einen verregneten Nachmittag hier verbracht. Und es war toll. Die Ausstellung ist schön und abwechslungsreich. Man kann viel lernen und interessante Dinge erfahren. Sehr zu Empfehlen. more »We spent a rainy afternoon here. And it was great. The exhibition is beautiful and varied. You can learn a lot and experience interesting things. Highly recommended.
Very nice and interesting place. The skeletons of the whales are amazing and the skeleton of the blue whale is a huge big plus! Highly recommended if you are interested in these beautiful creatures. A... more »
This is a great museum and I recommend you visit. They have a lot of information, many real skeletons from whales which wanted up and died on Iceland. There is a small lounge inside with free coffee and another room playing a movie about whales. There is also a kids room for younger ones.
Pretty cool! Not a large place, but has tons of info all over the place and the whale skeletons are definitely interesting. They could keep working to make their exhibits more modern, but I definitely learned things there.
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