Forsíða Snartarstadir
Snartarstaðir
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 15:36

The Northern Þingeyjarsýsla Heritage Museum

Located at Snartarstaðir farm, two kilometers from the village of Kópasker, this museum presents a unique collection of local objects showing dayli life in the 19th and 20th centuries.

There is a wide array of embroidery, woven goods, knitted clothing and many other unique, interesting handicrafts.  In addition the museum contains a variety of quite different objects: toys, a firefighting chart, guns, wood carvings, blacksmith products and much, much more.

The museum also contains the library of Helgi Kristjánsson, form the nearby farm of Leirhöfn.  Helgi was well known for bookbinding and the woollen caps he made.

 
 
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