The Heritage Museum on Garðskagi, Byggðasafnið á Garðskaga, is located in a beautiful museum area by Garðskagaviti Lighthouse in Suðurnesjabær, where there is a panoramic view in all directions, diverse bird life and the sea in its ever-changing form and hiking trails by the shore. The motorboat Hólmsteinn GK20, a 43ton wooden boat, stands by the museum. The impressive collection on of several dozens of engines and motors, all in working conditon along with a GMC called the Truck / Trukkurinn with its long working history. The oldest engine is a Scandia engine from 1920. The wooden boat Fram, built in 1887, is preserved in the museum. Recently, a museum reception on and shop were opened, with furnishings from Þorlákur Benediktsson’s Store from 1921.
Skagabraut 100 250 Garður
Opening Hours: May 1st – Sept. 30th Daily: 10am – 17 pm, Oct. 1st - April 30th Open by arrangement