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Gamlabud Visitor Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Quite a Bit To See... I'm So Sorry This was Just a Rest Stop

Our seniors tour coach driver made a brief rest stop here - 20 minutes. Gee... after using the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
EwanderingMan
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Super helpful staff

The girl who spoke with us, gave us heaps of info about a visit to a glacier so we could walk right... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2019
toowelltravelled64
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Perth, Australia
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Heppuvegi 1 | Port of Hornafjordur, Hofn 780, Iceland
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Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Honestly the staff is so rude that it ruins the place. Both teenagers are seated listening to their music with phones and on their smartphones and don't even say hi when we walk in. When you ask for details and information about the house and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Our seniors tour coach driver made a brief rest stop here - 20 minutes. Gee... after using the restroom inside the Visitor Center I wandered (hurriedly) around upstairs to look at the exhibits. I really wished we could have stayed here an hour as it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

The girl who spoke with us, gave us heaps of info about a visit to a glacier so we could walk right up to it, great restaurant advice and info for other areas we were visiting. Perfect stop if you want good information and a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank toowelltravelled64
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

it's worth getting in and looking at small exhibitions, taking maps or advertising offers, for example, a glacier walk that I recommend. it's worth to see the movie about the disaster after the volcano eruption in 1996. It is a pity that there is no...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

The exhibits at the visitor center were very helpful in identifying birds we had been seeing. They gave us excellent directions to the glacier, and generally had everything one expects in a visitor center.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vickie V
Reviewed February 22, 2019

We read the reviews and thought we would check it out. Was a great visit to a display of Hofn history, local fowl and volcanic history. The video of the 1993 eruption was very good. Worth a look!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

We only popped in here to see what we might do in Hofn but we’re pleasantly surprised by the historical artefacts and display on offer which was very informative and neatly laid out. We further impressed by the films on offer on the top floor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wykehams
steinunnh0dd, Manager at Gamlabud Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay here! I hope the rest of your trip in Iceland was good :)

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Good information on the area. Friendly employees. Nice gift shop - great selection of books and misc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank misob204
steinunnh0dd, Manager at Gamlabud Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Hello Miso Thank you so much for the review! I hope you enjoyed your say in Iceland!

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Great exhibits, information center (indoor). New building, appeared to have been opened in 2005. Very clean, modern public bathrooms available free of charge on ground level. Excellent stop in beautiful Höfn.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ad794
steinunnh0dd, Manager at Gamlabud Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Hello Thank you so much for this kind review!

Reviewed August 20, 2018

The Gamlabud Vistor Center is nice as is Hofn, Iceland in general but I was and am amazed that no specific value (Attraction) assignment is made of the beautiful, interesting and enjoyable Hofn Harbor/Waterfront along Krossey....e.g, Port of Hornafjordur. If I missed it, it is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert A
steinunnh0dd, Manager at Gamlabud Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Hello Thank you so much for your kind review!

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