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Hnjotur - Minjasafn Egils Olafssonar

Oerlygshoefn Hnjotur, Orlygshofn 451, Iceland
+354 456 1511
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Interesting stop

This small museum is on the way to the bird cliffs. A US Navy plane sits in the yard. The 2 folks... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
fabdog
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Strange little place

There is a plane in pieces in the yard and a collection of items acquired by a local man over his... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
AnnElizabeth97123
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Portland, Oregon
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Hnjotur Museum in Orlygshofn in Patreksfjordur, displays a unique collection of old items from the Southern Westfjords. The museum shows the history of fishing, farming and everyday life in the area. At the museum is an exhibition about the rescue of the British Trawler Dhoon that stranded at Latrabjarg in 1947. At the museum is an attractive cafeteria and information center.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Oerlygshoefn Hnjotur, Orlygshofn 451, Iceland
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+354 456 1511
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This small museum is on the way to the bird cliffs. A US Navy plane sits in the yard. The 2 folks hosting told this is a collection of items one man had kept over the years as folks got rid of stuff, and he...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

There is a plane in pieces in the yard and a collection of items acquired by a local man over his lifetime. The most interesting thing is the sculpture on the hill above of a Viking ship coming out of a silver sphere, which is...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stopped at this museum on our way to the Bird Cliffs at Latrabjarg Peninsula. We were surprised to come upon it as the first thing we noticed was the US Navy airplane sitting just outside a storage shed by the museum! (We were told...More

Thank Linda O
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