Museum closed January 5th and January 6th due to construction


The Museum is closed Thursday January 5th and Friday January 6th, due to constructions. The Museum opens again on Monday, January 9th, with regular opening hours from 10 to 16 during workdays.

Museum accepts grant for Continuing Education


The Húsavík Whale Museum is one of 21 Icelandic accredited museums to receive a grant for continuing education.     The grant is given by the Icelandic minister of culture- and education, through the Museum [...]

U.S. Ambassador visits museum


U.S. Ambassador, Robert C. Barber, visited the Húsavík Whale Museum recently. Ambassador Barber met with museum staff and local students that participated in the Connecting Coastal Communities project in 2015/2016. In addition to that, he [...]

The museum will be open daily in October


In light of high number of visitors this season, the Whale Museum will be open daily in October from 10-16. The museum makes a great stop for visitors in the area, and a free cup [...]

Guest number 34.000 this year


This year‘s summer and fall have been quite successful at the museum and has the number of visitors never been higher. This morning, guest number 34.000 this season came by the museum and did the [...]

Successful Partnership between the U.S. Embassy in Iceland and the Húsavík Whale Museum


Last week, Valdimar Halldórsson and Huld Hafliðadóttir from Húsavík Whale Museum met with the U.S. Ambassador in Iceland, Robert C. Barber. The U.S. Embassy in Iceland and Húsavik Whale Museum have for the past months [...]