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Welcome to Skriðuklaustur

Sep15

Closed Tuesday 16th September

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klausturhaust2012We are closed Tuesday 16th September because of a funeral, both the museum and café. Notice that the sheep gathering in Fljotsdalur Valley which was supposed to take place on Saturday 20th has been rescheduled, due to the eruption, and will be on Wednesday 17th September around noon. Opening hours at Skriðuklaustur on Saturday 20th will therefore be as usual, from 12.00-17.00.

 
Sep10

Land of Wonders

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loa2Friday 12th September at 16:00 a new exhibition will be opened in gallery Klaustur. Lóa Björk Bragadóttir (www.loabjork.com) will exhibit new works. The forces of nature are one of the primary influences of ideas in Lóa‘s work. The constant movement and metamorphosis which take place in nature are the main themes which are the foundation of her works. They are also inspired by the poetry of Sigurður Ingólfsson. Lóa has worked with different medias but mainly the painting, usually abstract using mixed media on paper or canvas.

 
Sep01

Opening hours in September

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skriduklaustur23The autumn approaches and from 1st September the opening hours at Skriðuklaustur are from 12.00 - 17.00 daily until 21st September, with following exceptions. We are closed Saturday 6th September because of a funeral and on Saturday 20th September we are only open 15.00-17.00 because of the great sheep gathering in the valley. We are also open 12.00-17.00 the weekend 27th - 28th September. In gallery Klaustur the exhibition of temari balls by Auður Bergsteinsdóttir has been continued until 7th September. And a new exhibition will open Friday 12th September at 16.00. It is called the Wonderland and shows works by the artist Lóa Björk Bragadóttir  (www.loabjork.com).

 
Aug23

Festival day with Valdimar

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©spessiThe annual festival day of Ormsteiti festival is Sunday 24th August. The program by the home of Gunnar Gunnarsson starts at 13.30 with concert of the rock group VALDIMAR. Then is the traditional competition of Þristur where you can lift heavy stones, run with lambs between you legs and throw rhubarb. It all ends at 16.30 with lutherian-catholic service by the ruins of the 16th century monastic church of Skriðuklaustur. All welcome and of course Klausturkaffi offers lunch and cake buffet as well as the exhibitions are open.

 
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June - August: Open daily 10am - 6pm

May - 1/2 September: Open daily 12am - 5pm

October - April: Open occasionally. Ask for information.

Skriðuklaustur is in Fljótsdalur valley at the upper end of Lagarfljót lake - right by the highland road to Snæfell and Kárahnjúkar. Map

39 km from Egilsstaðir

11 km from Hallormsstaður forest

5 km from Hengifoss waterfall

A Visitor's centre for Vatnajökull National Park is also at Skriðuklaustur.

 
Adults (museum & guide) 1000 kr
Children under 16 accompanied by adults 0 kr
Students 750 kr
Senior citizens / disabled 500 kr
Groups (20+) 800 kr
Guided tour of the archsite for groups (10>)
Adults 500 kr
Children under 16 accompanied by adults 0 kr

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...we all are nothing but

seaborne bodies...

on the shore of life.

Shore of Life 1915


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