Bustarfell Museum, Vopnafjordur

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Bustarfell Museum is located in Vopnafjordur. To visit Bustarfell Museum on your holiday in Vopnafjordur, and find out what else Vopnafjordur has to offer, use our Vopnafjordur online trip builder .
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  • Worth a visit if you're in the area and interested in local history and Icelandic modern history, helpful and informative staff  more »
  • Very interesting place with red (apparently the only ones in this color) peat houses. You have to go from "1" and after about 35 km to reach this corner, but definitely worth to make a piece of the road, because the place charming and few tourists.
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  • This is a historically and culturally interesting stop. The Icelandic government owns and operates this house and staffs it with a guide. Even if you just want to have the authentic cakes this cafe was worth the 20 minute drive off hwy 1. But the museum is also so super and the guide answered all our questions and we felt very informed after. They charged 1200ISK for admission which was fair for a museum with many rooms and lots of interesting information and stuff to see. We are super glad we decided to take the detour even though it was 4pm and we knew we would only get there an hour to closing. We could have spent longer in the museum but kept it to 45 minutes because we wanted to go to the cafe. The cafe was full of super friendly locals (we were the only tourists there) who gave us good advice and the cafe stayed open past 5 because they were so busy. The food was reasonably priced for a change and we felt it was a great deal as the portions where huge. I wish I could go back and try the other cakes And Icelandic smoked meat cakes (? Interesting, And I heard from the locals they were great! )
  • Preserved history at its best. So friendly and welcoming people during my visit. Must try the homemade ice cream and coffee and cakes at the quaint coffee house next door to the museum.
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