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Eiríksstaðir - Living Museum

One of most historic sides of Iceland. Step back to the Viking Era and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and scents of Eriks the Red's farm which is also the birthplace of Leif the Lucky who is said to have discovered America. Modern day vikings demonstrate the lifestyle of 1000 years ago, sharing their crafts and knowledge.

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
June 1st - August 31st: 09:00-18:00 09:00-18:00 09:00-18:00
Also open on request for groups.

Eiríksstaðir - Living Museum

Haukadalur

GPS Points N65° 3' 55.524" W21° 32' 21.214"
Telephone

+354 661-0434

Opening period 01/06 - 31/08
Service Picnik area Dogs allowed Accessible for the phisically impared Smoking not allowed Wheel chair accessible with assistance Public lavatory Place of interest Place of interest Walking path Cottage rental Viewing point Coffe shop Camping ground Fishing permits Handy craft for sale Church Tourist farm Credit cards accepted

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One of most historic sides of Iceland. Step back to the Viking Era and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and scents of Eriks the Red's farm which is also the birthplace of Leif the Lucky who is said to have discovered America. Modern day vikings demonstrate the lifestyle of 1000 years ago, sharing their crafts and knowledge.

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