Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, Bjarnarhofn

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  • My finance and I stopped here at the beginning of our Iceland trip in February 2019 (yes, this is LONG overdue). The museum is well off the main road and we were so glad we pushed through the heavy...  more »
  • I have visited the Shark Museum many times with my Smithsonian Journeys groups. Kristján always puts on a good show. He has a great sense of humor as he narrates the excellent video on Shark meat...  more »
  • 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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