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The Aviation Museum

Akur, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354 863 2835
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Lovely experience

If you have an interest in aviation, then this is a must see in Akureyri. Located next to the... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
awkend
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Boca Raton, Florida
Worth of visit.

Reach the airport of Akureyri is ok for the scenery in the western part of the town; when there... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
777giancarloborluzzi
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Aosta, Italy
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Akur, Akureyri 601, Iceland
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+354 863 2835
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

If you have an interest in aviation, then this is a must see in Akureyri. Located next to the Akureyri airport, the museum has a nice selection of beautifully restored aircraft on display, as well as a well documented history of aviation in Iceland. Staff...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Reach the airport of Akureyri is ok for the scenery in the western part of the town; when there, I've visited this museum with many aircrafts (all well maintained) that made the history of the aviation of this country. We were alone, so helped the...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Called by as a snowstorm prevented us from driving to our original destination, and welcomed in although they were in theory closed. Run by enthusiasts who are also pilots and restorers of old aircraft, they are wonderfully knowledgeable and so friendly. They let us wander...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

If ever you are in Akureyri this is a must. A large modern building adjacent to the airport. We were the only visitors as it was January but we were allowed to wander and enter some of the larger aircraft including the DC3 which is...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Small but very nice !!! Nice selection of some very well restored planes of Iceland's aviation history ! The staff is very friendly and fun to chat with ! Every time I am in Akureyri I stop and say HI !!!

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museum as part of our trip around the Ring of Iceland. It is impressively full of relevant aircraft and really does tell the story of aviation in Iceland very well. Something for everyone. The story of the bush pilot who flew in...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This was a nice but small museum. Planes are limited to one hangar and have some tie to Iceland. For the small number of airplanes on exhibit, it is well organized. I took a pleasant bicycle ride from the port to get to the museum...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This museum is a must-see if you are interested in aviation history. I am not, but enjoyed visiting this museum.

Thank Sigurdur A
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum with some wonderful little gems from Icelandic history. They had interpreters there explain the significance of the many interesting aircraft there, and they are a must. The access to touch and feel the exhibits was exceptional in my experience.

Thank Ken H
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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

I greatly enjoyed my time at the museum, I was lucky enough to stop there on Iceland independence day and enjoy the open house and airshow!!! There is so much to see in such a small building!!!

Thank Wade W
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