The Icelandic Turf House in Selfoss

Calling all architecture and history lovers! Are you looking for something to do on your next day out that will spring you back in time? If so, look no further than The Icelandic Turf House in Selfoss. Here, visitors can discover the houses that Icelanders called home for centuries. Visitors will discover how they were built, and how they helped nurture cultures and kept them alive.

Where can I find The Icelandic Turf House?

The facility is located in the town of Selfoss, along the 33 road towards Stokkseyri.

The museum showcase this unique aspect of Icelandic culture through rich exhibitions, that include original houses and decor. Known as “Turf Farms”, the facility does its best to help represent this historic aspect of Iceland. There is also a perfectly preserved example of a Turf Farm on the hills surrounding the facility, which has a variety of vegetable farms and flower marshes. SO, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off, and experience the fantastic history at The Icelandic Turf House!

  • Tours available.
  • Adult admission is 1,900 KR.
  • Children’s ticket price is 1,038 KR.
  • Open daily 1pm to 6pm.
  • 2-hour duration.

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