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Birds Museum Sigurgeir

In the Bird Museum you can find almost all of the Icelandic nesting birds, plus about 100 of the eggs, and in a seperate exhibiton, tools that were used to fish in Lake Mývatn.

Sigurgeir´s Bird Museum was opened on the 17th of August 2008. The goal of the Museum is to educate the visitors about birds, the biota in Lake Mývatn, and how people in the area used the lake for transport and to survive. In the Museum you can find almost all of the Icelandic nesting birds, plus about 100 of the eggs, and in a seperate exhibiton, tools that were used to fish in Lake Mývatn.

Opening hours:

From January 2nd to May 14th from 14:00 to 16:00 every day
From May 15th to May 30th from 12:00-17:00 every day
From June 1st to August 24th froml 9:00-18:00 every day
From August 25th to October 30th from 12:00-17:00 every day
From November 1st to December 30thr from 14:00-16:00 every day

If groups are traveling during other hours it is always possible to call us and check if we can open.

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