The Thorbergur Centre near Hofn
The Thorbergur Centre near Hofn

The Thorbergur Centre near Hofn

Calling all literature and history lovers! Are you looking for something different to do on your next day out in Iceland? If so, make sure to visit The Thorbergur Centre at Hali. The building is an exhibition centre dedicated to the world-famous writer Thórbergur Thórdarson. Inside the exhibition, visitors will be taken on a journey throughout the life, work and thoughts of one of Iceland’s most important literary figures.

Where can I find The Thorbergur Centre?

The facility is located in the town of Hofn, not far from the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

There are also other regular exhibitions inside the facility, along with a cafe and a heritage museum. As if this wasn’t enough, the centre contains a large fully licensed restaurant, which specialises in homemade cakes, coffee, and local food. This restaurant specialises in local food, with its main specialities being Seafood, like Cod, and Icelandic lamb and mince. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day out in Reykjavik, and learn all you can about Iceland’s literary tradition and some of its most famous authors like Thórbergur Thórdarson.

  • Open daily from 9 is to 8 pm
  • Fantastic exhibitions
  • Immersive displays

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