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Wildlife Museum Veidisafnid

Eyrarbraut 49 | 825 Stokkseyri, Stokkseyri 825, Iceland
+354 483 1558
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Great things to see and the kids loved it!

We were really happy with our trip, we drove there from a summerhouse in Vaðnes and spent little... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Alda M
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Iceland
Amazing museum!!

This museum was a hidden treasure! We had an absolutely amazing time looking around. The owner was... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Kreager T
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“on display” (4 reviews)
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Eyrarbraut 49 | 825 Stokkseyri, Stokkseyri 825, Iceland
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were really happy with our trip, we drove there from a summerhouse in Vaðnes and spent little over an hour. My three and seven ueats old asked a lot of questions and they loved the museum! They even eant to visit again, so I...More

Thank Alda M
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This museum was a hidden treasure! We had an absolutely amazing time looking around. The owner was not only very friendly and hospitable, but he also provided a wealth of information about all forms of local and exotic wildlife. We stayed for around 4 hours...More

1  Thank Kreager T
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This a basically a man's house with all the animals he has killed on display from near extinct rhino, lions and other African animals which made me upset and wishing we never stumbled in this place There was even a stuff peacock on the wall....More

2  Thank SadieAtlantaGa831
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is an interesting and well appointed wildlife hunting museum on the main drag in Stokkseyri. We arrived about 30 minutes before closing and the owner basically gave us a private tour and shared some of his exciting hunting stories. He was very informative and...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Impressive selections of animal heads... shot by the man working the front desk! Do NOT go here if you object to hunting, but if you want to see a variety of taxidermy, bullets and information about hunting in Iceland (and Africa) come here and be...More

1  Thank JackTheWorldTraveler
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I went here with my family. The owner greeted us and told us about some of the more special animals on display. The museum is wery well set up and is well worth a visit. A real must for all those interested in animals and...More

1  Thank heyvinds
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Well set up displays and meeting the owner hunter made the visit even more intriguing. I recommend a visit (y) making a stop

1  Thank JBThor
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

What a strange place! Whether you like it or not will depend upon your views on wealthy people paying to shoot wild animals. It's essentially one man's vanity project. The building is his home, and well over 90% of the stuffed animals on display were...More

1  Thank Oriel100
Reviewed 29 December 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful experience at the Wildlife museum in Stokkseyri, Iceland. The auditoriums were filled with fine exhibits of animals from all around the world. The mounts were lifelike. Displays of firearms that were used in harvesting the trophies were very interesting. The museum's...More

2  Thank Pam J
Reviewed 27 September 2014

In a small village in South-Iceland, Stokkseyri, you will find several museums, amongst them The Wildlife Museum or "Veiðisafnið" in Icelandic. The museum is the home of Páll Reynisson, hunter, who opened his home to the public in 2004. Páll started out with 2 stuffed...More

2  Thank Regína R
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