Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum …
… was opened on 17 August 2008 and it is one of the most beautiful natural history museums in the country, we only need 2 birds to own all the Icelandic breeding birds, one of them, the sea eagle, we have on loan from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Akureyrarstofa, but the other is the Phalaropus fulicarius.
Closed due to Covid-19
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Sigurgeirs Bird Museum is closed at the moment.
at 9:00 to 18:00 every day
August 25 to October 31
at 12:00 to 17:00 every day
November 1 to May 14
at 14:00 to 16:00
Adults: 1.800 kr
Children: 7 – 14 years 1.000 kr
Children 0 – 6 years Free
Seniors: 1.000 kr
Groups, more than 10: 1.500 kr (each)
You can watch birds by the lake all year round. In winter, there are large watches where swans, housewives, yellows and shrews stay. The migratory birds will arrive in April. The most enjoyable time by the lake is May and June, but there is a lot to do all summer.