Yearly Archives: 2014

Surtsey visitor center in Eldheimar opened

When exactly 51 years have passed from the beginning of the Surtsey eruption, a special Surtsey exhibition in Eldheimar opened. The exhibition focuses on the development of the ecology of the island in words and images. These pictures are from the opening. The speakers at the opening ceremony were Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson minister...

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Winter opening hours start today

Today the opening hours for the museum change to 1pm. - 5pm. from Wednesday to Sunday. For information about visiting outside opening hours please contact the following:Kristín Jóhannsdóttir (director) 846-6497 or kristin@vestmannaeyjar.isPerla Kristins 868-2903 or
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Over 25.000 guests

The number of visitors to Eldheimar have exceeded even our highest expectations. Over 25.000 guests have visited the museum since it opened in the spring. It will remain open throughout the winter.

Keeping in mind the fact that Vestmannaeyjar are not on the ring road and are not easily accessible we were careful in estimating...
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