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The Aviation Museum

Akur, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 863 2835
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Worth the time

This is a small museum with some wonderful little gems from Icelandic history. They had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken H
via mobile
Must stop

I greatly enjoyed my time at the museum, I was lucky enough to stop there on Iceland independence... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Wade W
via mobile
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Akur, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 863 2835
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum with some wonderful little gems from Icelandic history. They had interpreters there explain the significance of the many interesting aircraft there, and they are a must. The access to touch and feel the exhibits was exceptional in my experience.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I greatly enjoyed my time at the museum, I was lucky enough to stop there on Iceland independence day and enjoy the open house and airshow!!! There is so much to see in such a small building!!!

Thank Wade W
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Great little museum run by friendly aviation fans. Displays the aviation history of Iceland. Several old planes displayed in hangar next to Akureyri airport. Well worth a visit.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you are lucky then you might see the IcelandAir DC3 here. But, if not then you will see a wide range of planes reflecting the passion that this area has for aviation. Some pretty good models too! Nothing stuffy at all about this the...More

Thank RoberttheViking
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Recently visited, staff were brilliant, Very interesting place well worth the visit. Would reccomend toany avaiation enthusiasts

Thank Chrisf2484
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I happened upon this museum on a day when it would normally have been closed. However, the Director, who was on the premises at the time, very kindly let us in. We spent a very interesting and enjoyable couple of hours looking...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Give yourself an hour at least to listen to the stories and view the exhibits at this museum. We had the nicest guide who explained in detail the birth of aviation in Iceland and who the aviation pioneers were for the country. The stories were...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The museum was close to our hotel and we had to visit. My husband is a pilot and was delighted by the interesting collection they had. The tour guide was awesome and very knowledgeable. We would recommend this stop for anyone interested in planes, history...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I could never expect to find in Akureyri such a complete and interesting museum! Even if you are not a pilot there are so many stories in that hangar, starting from the age when flying was a real adventure: romantic and dangerous at the same...More

Thank marco380
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Upon arriving, my family and I were greeted by two members of staff, who spoke very fluent English. Just from a 15 minute conversation we learnt several things about the Museum and its history. The Museum is trustworthy towards its visitors, with many objects being...More

Thank Taylor T
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