A volcano museum of remembrance in Vestmannaeyjar
Welcome to Eldheimar
A volcano museum of remembrance in Vestmannaeyjar
Welcome to Eldheimar
A volcano museum of remembrance in Vestmannaeyjar
Welcome to Eldheimar

Opening Hours

  • Open daily, from 11AM TO 6PM

Pricelist

  • Adults 1.900
  • Family 4.900
  • Seniors 1.500
  • 10-18 years 1.000
  • Under 10 years Free
  • Groups 15 or more 1.500
  • Interactive Exhibition

    Welcome to Eldheimar, a museum of remembrance. The exhibition focuses on the 1973 volcanic eruption...

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  • Gallery

    Images from the Eldheimar exhibition and original photographs from the vulcan eruption of Vestmannaeyjar 1973   Pictures...

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  • Surtsey

    In Eldheimar is also the Surtsey exhibition with all available information about this unique island....

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An incredible journey back in time for everyone!

Learn more about the dramatic volcanic eruption of Vestmannaeyjar! The eruption that forced the entire population, of over 5000 people, to evacuate the island on a moment´s notice in the middle of the night. Many of them lost  their homes and all their all of their belongings, some never returned to Heimaey.
This interactive, and very visual, exhibition tells this story in  a way that makes it interesting and easy to understand for everyone.