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The Aviation Museum

Akur, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 863 2835
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Friendly enthusiastic guides

Called by as a snowstorm prevented us from driving to our original destination, and welcomed in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tandannik
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Wales
A Brilliant Museum

If ever you are in Akureyri this is a must. A large modern building adjacent to the airport. We... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
FrankGTB
,
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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Akur, Akureyri 601, Iceland
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+354 863 2835
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called by as a snowstorm prevented us from driving to our original destination, and welcomed in although they were in theory closed. Run by enthusiasts who are also pilots and restorers of old aircraft, they are wonderfully knowledgeable and so friendly. They let us wander...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

If ever you are in Akureyri this is a must. A large modern building adjacent to the airport. We were the only visitors as it was January but we were allowed to wander and enter some of the larger aircraft including the DC3 which is...More

Thank FrankGTB
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Small but very nice !!! Nice selection of some very well restored planes of Iceland's aviation history ! The staff is very friendly and fun to chat with ! Every time I am in Akureyri I stop and say HI !!!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museum as part of our trip around the Ring of Iceland. It is impressively full of relevant aircraft and really does tell the story of aviation in Iceland very well. Something for everyone. The story of the bush pilot who flew in...More

1  Thank ToodleooCaribou
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This was a nice but small museum. Planes are limited to one hangar and have some tie to Iceland. For the small number of airplanes on exhibit, it is well organized. I took a pleasant bicycle ride from the port to get to the museum...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This museum is a must-see if you are interested in aviation history. I am not, but enjoyed visiting this museum.

Thank Sigurdur A
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 22 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
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