Maritime Exhibition
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 15:34

The maritime Exhibition opened at the Culture House in 2002, in a new pyramidal unit. The exhibition includes a large number of boats, many of them built in Húsavík, as well as Hrafninn (the Raven), a gift from Norway to the community of Húsavík to mark the 1100th anniversary of the settlement of Iceland in 1974. 

The exhibition also includes a wide variety of fishing gear, equipment and tools whcich were used in the fisheries, as well as in seal-hunting and shark-fishing. Films can be viewed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The exhibition offers an interesting interactive history database, where information on such matters the location of fishing grounds, farms with driftwood rights, landing-places for boats, etc. is presented in map form.

Kortasjá Menningarmiðstöðvar Þingeyinga 

 
 
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