Summer is finally here


The museum will now be open every day from 09:00 - 18:00

Opening hours during Easter Holidays


The Whale Museum is open every day from 10 to 16 during Easter. From May 1st the museum will be open from 9 to 18 every day.

A Blue Whale spotted in Skjálfandi Bay


For the past years, blue whales have made their way into Skjálfandi Bay, usually in early spring/beginning of summer as they head further up towards the northern hemisphere. As for this year and the last, [...]

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 [...]