Explorers Festival to be held in Iceland

Neil Armstron, Mike Dunn, and Edmund Hillary at the North Pole in 1985. Mike Dunn will tell the story of this journey at the festival.

The Exploration Museum has announced the first annual Explorers Festival, to be held in Húsavík, North Iceland from October 20 to 23. The festival consists of a series of talks by explorers, art exhibitions that deal with the theme of exploration, concerts, film screenings and smaller events. NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski who has 5 space flights and […]

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Húsavík Whale Museum reopened with new Blue Whale Exhibition

Blue whale in Husavik, Iceland

The Húsavík Whale Museum was reopened today after being closed most of this winter for renovation and installation of a new exhibit. The highlight of the reopening celebration was the unveiling of the newest exhibit, a Blue Whale skeleton. In 2010, the Blue Whale was found beached in Skagi in northwest Iceland. The government realized this was a […]

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