Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, Bjarnarhofn

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  • As you approach the museum which is not that easy to find, you are likely to be underwhelmed. At the entrance, you may question the admission price as you size up the place. However, stick it out as.....  more »
  • It took as three days to find the thing and when we did it was by accident but I'm pleased we did. A well presented, fun place to visit with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff member. We both...  more »
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  • Not expensive, but really lovely and informative experience about the most famous "Rotten Icelandic Shark/A.k.a Sleeping shark fermented in its own pee". You get a really nice presentation by a wonderful (really good looking guide) and at the end you get to taste the shark itself! Definitely worth the visit, just don't forget to chase the shark meat with some bread!!!
  • Small family museum, beautifully located, about the tradition of eating fermented shark. The family that owns the place has been fermenting shark for 400 years! Free tasting included in the entrance fee.
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