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Icelandic Seal Center

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:00
Open today: 10:00 - 15:00
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A Very interesting Seal Museum and movie.

We saw a sign on RT 1 for a Seal Museum near our hotel. It was afternoon and we had time to stop... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hudson, Massachusetts
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Informative and engaging

You only realise how much there is to know about seals when you spend a bit of time at this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“small museum”(8 reviews)
“gift shop”(7 reviews)
“boat tour”(6 reviews)
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Brekkugata 2, Hvammstangi 530, Iceland
+354 451 2345
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a sign on RT 1 for a Seal Museum near our hotel. It was afternoon and we had time to stop. It was an interesting Harbor and the Museum was small but Very interesting. It had a lot of information about seals but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You only realise how much there is to know about seals when you spend a bit of time at this informative centre. The center would be great for kids . A very good film runs constantly and you are able to touch two pelts and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is perfect to visit if you are traveling with kids, lots of info and things to do for them.

Thank disaoskarsd
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I didn't realize how much I didn't know about seals until I was reading through the information and watching the video. I enjoyed this stop and really felt rejuvenated standing at the waters edge, although disappointed no seals were there to great me. The Center...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The seal center also doubles as the information center, which is nice since they have bathrooms. We found plenty of information at this center and were disappointed to learn that the weather was too bad to see any seals, which was the case most of...More

Thank Isaiah P
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Wish we had more time to see the museum or take the boat tour. We stopped to check on when low tide was that day and the best places to see the seals. Staff was very nice and helpful. We did see quite a few...More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We did not visit the museum but they gave us a map to seal colonies nearby. Turns out it took nearly 30 minutes, mostly on gravel roads, to get there. But the sunbathing seals were delightful.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Ate at the restaurant on the premises, and it was exceptional. The cuisine in Iceland is far from plain.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is a small museum where we learnt a lot. I would recommend a little paint and some more lights to make it more enjoyable. The person working at the desk was the nicest ever, she provided us every info we needed with a lot...More

Thank MHSG12
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

On our way around the Ring Road, we stopped over at Hvammstang to visit the Seal Museum. The museum was small, showed a nice video about seals, and had several nice displays. We didn’t have time to go on the boat ride to look at...More

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Davis F
25 May 2018|
Response from Sigurður L | Property representative |
Yes, you can. If you come to the centre we will give you a map of the accessible seal colonies in the area, and give you advice on the best time that particular day to see seals. The boat tours are the guaranteed way of... More
24 October 2015|
Response from Sigurður L | Property representative |
The scheduled seal watching tours by boat only run until the end of September. You can, however, see seals from land, and if you come and visit the Seal Centre, we will be delighted to guide you. If you are a group of... More
21 June 2015|
Response from Rh0nda58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes sorry 950 kroner