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The Old Farmhouse Laufas
Ranked #6 of 47 things to do in Akureyri
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Unique”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had a fun timed here, with the cows on the other side of the large glass window. We were given small glasses of fresh milk. Also had ice cream and cheese made there and had gyser bread. All very good. Friendly people.

Visited December 2013
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Chattanooga, TN
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149 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Old Iceland up close and personal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

This little museum has been beautifully restored by local folks who clearly love their heritage. The modest admission fee is well worth it and helps support maintenance of the site. The woman who greets visitors is not a guide, but if she's not busy she will happily and proudly share personal rememberances and knowledge. She showed us, for example, how she and her friends as children played with bones like those on display in the yard. A small "map" of the buildings is available. Don't miss the graveyard (very old and still in use) and the cafe next door, which also has local hand knitted goods at reasonable prices.

Visited August 2013
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Los Angeles, CA
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Kinda cool to see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

Have not seen like this by far. But it's cool to visit the laufas to get a sense of history of the area

Visited April 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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784 reviews
506 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
“Great stopover!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

A stopover before going whale watching, arrive at around 11am no one was there except our tour group we have the whole site! Interesting houses and you can't imagine from outside how big it really is inside it as they were all linked up! Traditional 'Wedding cake' was served inside the information centre with tea and it was amazing.

Visited September 2013
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Atlanta, GA
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64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“great short stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

If you have a car this is a great little stop. It's not too far out of Akureyri and especially if the day is nice it's a beautiful drive to it and past it towards Grenivik. They give you a great little map of the place and it's a nice place to stop for pictures and to see a glimpse of Icelandic history.

Visited July 2013
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