The humpbacks are back to Skjálfandi


Humpbacks in Skjálfandi bay. /CS The weather has been beautiful this week in Húsavík and the bay is just full of humpback whales. These clumsy but friendly looking whales have been migrating north [...]

The Season has started


Whale watching tours from Húsavík began in early March this year. The weather has been mostly nice and number of guests is gradually increasing. The season has started well and many species have been spotted [...]

Summer is finally here


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

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 [...]