The Húsavík Whale Museum

Get an experience for life in Husavik Whale Museum.

The founder of the museum and manager for the first 11 years is Ásbjörn Björgvinsson, who through enthusiasm and hard work made the Whale Museum what it is today.

The Whale Museum  foremost aim is to provide detailed and interesting information about whales and their habitat.

In 1.600m2 you will discover  whale skeletons of several species and fascinating facts about the whales. The Whale Museum, along with the University of Iceland’s Research Center forms the educational component to the whale watching trips, enjoyed in Húsavík during the summer months.

Over 200.000 people have visited the museum since its establishment . It is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1997.


Hafnarstétt 1
640 Húsavík
Husavik, North Iceland
+354 414 2800

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  • Lattitude: 66.044971
  • Longitude: -17.338344