Kvikan - House of Culture and Natural Resources

The Icelandic saltfish museum

Kvikan is located in the town of 'Grindavík' on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula. Here you can learn more about the industry that is an important component of Icelands functionality and economic development.

Grindavík is a renown fisherman village. With a large portion of its 2500 inhabitants dedicating their lives to the fishing industry.

Depicting the history of saltfish, the saltfish museum is located within a few minutes of the Blue Lagoon.

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
May 15th - September 15th 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00
September 16th - May 14th Closed 11:00-17:00 11:00-17:00
Also open on request for groups.

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