- Winter period
- From 5th October to 5th May
- Wednesday to Sunday
- Open 13:00 - 17:00
- Summer period
- From 6th May to 4th October
- Every day
- Open 11:00 - 18:00
- Open for groups outside normal hours by prior agreement
- Adults 2.300
- Family 5.500
- Seniors 1.900
- 10-18 years 1.200
- Under 10 years Free
- Groups 15 or more 1.800
Important part of the exhibiton is an audioguide developed by Locatify.
Exhibition Designer: Axel Hallkell Jóhannesson.
Architect: Margrét Kristín Gunnarsdóttir.
Images in Heimaey exhibition:
Welcome to Eldheimar, a museum of remembrance. The exhibition focuses on the 1973 volcanic eruption…Read more
Images from the Eldheimar exhibition and original photographs from the vulcan eruption of Vestmannaeyjar 1973 Pictures…Read more
In Eldheimar is also the Surtsey exhibition with all available information about this unique island.…Read more
An incredible journey!
The dramatic volcanic eruption of Vestmannaeyjar!
The eruption 1973 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 belongings, some never returned to Heimaey.
Interactive for everyone
This interactive, and very visual, exhibition tells this story in a way that makes it interesting and easy to understand.