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Hveragerdi - Stone & Mineral Museum Welcome to one of the largest privately owned stone, mineral and fossil collections in Iceland. Here you can visit us and experience a professional and at the same time home felt geological exhibit where most of...more
All the souvenir shops are boring when you've seen the collection in this museum/shop. I've got some amazing decorations for in my house. Everything is found and handmade by the owner and his family. It's real art.More
Thank Marieke K
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018
Hi Marieke K and thank you for your kind words.
We are working hard every day to run the museum as best as we can and also in creating lovely keepsakes for our visitors in our museum´s handcrafting workshop. We pride ourselves to be able...More
Stopped by here on the Game of Thrones tour earlier this month. I am so glad that we did, because it was amazing!!! Such a beautiful collection, and a lot of reading materials posted around with information. I could spend hours here. There's a little...More
Thank Gabby T
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018
Thank you so much for your kind words.
It was a pleasure meeting you and you are always welcome when you get back to Iceland. :)
Best wishes to you and yours.
Hafsteinn Thor and The Ljósbrá Family
My wife and I are staying for our honeymoon in Reykjavík for 9 days and we were not that pleased with the gift shops offering mostly imported or foreign made items. We decided to take a drive out of the city and happened upon this...More
Thank Eric C
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018
Wow Eric and Ashley
Thank you for these kind words.
So happy to have met you and hope to meet you again and then in your own workplace and city. :)
Best wishes from the land of fire and ice.
generation of one families collection pieces collected over centuries in Iceland. Interesting arts and crafts also are man made inside. Free entry. Worth the 10min. Stop !More
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018
Hi Shannon R and thank you so much for your review!
Many of our visitors only have a few minutes to stop by for they are a part of a tour that needs to hold schedule but still their experience can be memorable. So even...More
I really came upon this little museum by chance. I went to this gas station to be picked up for South Coast tour and went inside just to stay warm. The son of the family who own the gas station runs it and was giving...More
1 Thank Rebecca G
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018
We are so glad that you found your stay here enjoyable and fascinating.
I hope that the Dragon Glass will give you inspiration to make some beautiful jewelry.
It would be lovely to see the end result of the necklace so please send...More
I had so much fun looking around this museum. Hafsteinn was very warm and welcoming, and it was a joy to hear about how his family collected all the treasures. I bought a wonderful handmade wool sweater and receive compliments every time I wear it....More
Thank Angela S
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017
Hi Angela S
Thank you so much for these good compliments. I'm happy that you had such a positive experience and that the woolen sweater is such a hit! :D
Lovely meeting you and I wish you all the best.
What a great little exhibit of so many rocks and minerals. This place is located in the gas station market. Owner was super informative and friendly and very proud of his heritage. Was so nice to have a conversation with him. A must see!More
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017
Thank you so very much for your compliments. We are so inspired by the receptions we're getting and that people, like yourself, take the time to write about us and therefor help us greatly in getting the word out. For this we thank...More
When you visit the museum, pay attention to the fossil tree that placed in the middle of the room. I took a picture of the end of the tree and found a human face on the picture. It maybe a spirit hidden there for thousands...More
Thank Samuel S
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017
Hi Samuel and thank you for sharing this fantastic picture.
You are the first one to point this out. Not even I have seen this so it will make a lovely addition to the things that I will talk about in our museum. :)
We happened to stop by this gas station to see if we could find wi-fi anywhere and this little museum was attached to it. Its so random but I'm so happy we found it. I got a great green jumper that the owner's neighbor had...More
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017
Hi ACkidrat and thank you so much for writing
It is very lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that the sweater is complimenting you well.
I eventually got my son out of the Spiderman outfit but now he's always wearing his...More
So I was on a tour of the Golden Circle and after the last stop the tour guide said that we were going to stop by a stone museum. Didn't really know what he meant by that and when we pulled up to a gas...More
HafsteinnThor, Manager at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017
I'm in loss for words after reading your kind review. We are so very happy that your visit was so memorable for you and you were willing to share it with the public. We appreciate it greatly because we have put in a...More