If you are interested in the Icelandic nature and wildlife, sea creatures and research related to the areas, the Sudurnes Science and Learning Center is a place you must visit! The center offers two exciting exhibitions.
The centres two exhibitions include a nature gallery where you can look at and touch various stuffed animals from the Icelandic wildlife and see live sea creatures. There is also a collection of plants, shells, stones and whale bones in addition to the only stuffed walrus in Iceland.
In the historical gallery you can visit the magnificent exhibition Attraction of the Poles on the life of the French medical doctor and polar scientist Jean-Baptiste Charcot. A model of Charcots research ship, Pourquoi-Pas? that perished off the coast of Iceland in 1936, is a part of the exhibition.
Sudurnes Science and Learning Center is an ideal place to visit for families and others hungry for knowledge. Join our treasure hunt, that will take you on an exciting journey looking for various animals, plants and historical places. Bring your findings back to the Center for further research.
Exhibitions are closed on national public holidays and during the winter.
Summer (May 1st – August 31st)
Monday – Friday: 10:00 to 16:00
Saturday and Sunday: 13:00 to 17:00
Winter (September 1st – April 30th)
Flexible opening hours can be arranged for groups (twenty persons or more) year round – please call (+354) 423-7555 or email us.
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