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Laxness Museum - Gljúfrasteinn

Laxness Museum - Gljúfrasteinn

Gljúfrasteinn

GPS Points N64° 10' 51.277" W21° 34' 54.428"
Telephone

+354 586-8066

Opening period All year
Service Picnik area Open year round Diving Horse riding Accessible for the phisically impared Smoking not allowed Wheel chair accessible with assistance Public lavatory Place of interest Walking path Town center Golf course Credit cards accepted Musical performances
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

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Laxness Museum

Gljufrasteinn was the home and workplace of the Nobel Prize winner, author Halldor Kiljan Laxness and his family for over 50 years.

The house which was built in 1945 is a good example of a 20th century Icelandic cultural home and has remained unchanged since the writer lived there.

Gljufrasteinn is now a museum with audio-guides in Icelandic, English, Swedish and German. There is a souvenir shop and multimedia show in the reception.

This is a perfect resting place en-route to West Iceland or to Thingvellir.

There are music recitals every Sunday during summer. Readings of Icelandic authors on the weekends in December.

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Culture and Craft
Tour Operators
  • Hulduhlíð 7
  • 270 Mosfellsbær
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Dalur-hestamiðstöð ehf.
Horse Activities
  • Dalland
  • 271 Mosfellsbær
  • 566-6885

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