Snæfellsstofa Visitor Center

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  • Hengifoss Snaefellsstofa Exhibit 01

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  • Hengifoss Snaefellsstofa Ranger 01

About Us

Snæfellsstofa is the visitor centre for the east territory of Vatnajökull National park and also an information centre for tourists. Immerse yourself in the exhibits about nature‘s cycles and formation in the highlands north of the Vatnajokull glacier with multimedia and educational multi media activities for children.

Souvenir shop with focus on local products, coffee sale and internet on site. Free admission. and excellent handicap access.

The visitor centre opened in June 2010 and is the first BREEAM certified building in Iceland.

Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajökull National Park is one of the largest National Parks in Europe. It was established in 2008 and covers an area of around 14000 square kilometers which is about 14% of the surface of Iceland. The glacier covers about half of the Park, offering a unique interplay between fire and ice, volcanic activity, glacial and geological formations and waterfalls. The Park contains many areas of historical interest and an extraordinary variety of landscapes which contain some of the nation´s greatest natural treasures. It occupies a very important place in the world of natural science, due to, among other things, the dynamic interaction between fire and ice, which is still very much at work today.

701 Egilsstaðir
+(354) 470 0840
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GPS: N 65.043391 - W 14.950139

Opening hours:
Mon.- Friday: 10:00 - 16:00
Weekends: 12:00 - 17:00

June - August
Everyday 10:00 - 17:00

Mon.- Friday: 10:00 - 15:00
Weekends: 12:00 - 17:00

During winter Snæfellsstofa will be open by appointment only.

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