To the right: 11th-century Runestone from Sweden commemorating the death of Oleifr in “Langbarðalandi ” (Southern Italy), possibly while serving under Harald Hardrada against the Normans. To the right: the Byzantine invasion of Sicily 1038, to which Harald took part, from the 12th-century Skylitzes Matritensis. November 25. 2022

„Call for Papers: A Viking in the Sun“

A Viking in the Sun:
Harald Hardrada, the Mediterranean, and the Nordic World, between the late Viking Age and the Eve of the Crusades
Event 1: Textual and Material Sources and their Performativity
Snorrastofa (Reykholt, Iceland), 29-31 May 2023

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The concert has been canceled due to the bad weather forecast September 6. 2022

The concert has been canceled due to the bad weather forecast

Sunday 9.th of October at 5 PM in Reykholt church. The concert has been canceled due to the bad weather forecast

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Reykholt music festival 22. - 24.July 2022 June 20. 2022

Reykholt music festival 22. - 24.July 2022

CLASSICAL MUSIC IN HISTORICAL SURROUNDINGS

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Easter opening April 8. 2022

Easter opening

The Snorrastofa guest reception will be open all Easter weekend

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Back to join Snorrstofa March 2. 2022

Back to join Snorrstofa

Dr. Luke John Murphy, a Historian of Religion, has rejoined Snorrastofa, which is a cause for celebration.

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The Research Project The Pre-Christian Religions of the North November 22. 2021

The Research Project The Pre-Christian Religions of the North

The Pre-Christian Religions of the North (PCRN) research project is a ground-breaking initiative concerned with pre-Christian religious belief and cultic practice in Northern Europe before and during the arrival of Christianity in the region.

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An exhibition in Snorrastofa library October 28. 2021

Toward a new beginning

The exhibition is about transition, flow and change – and marks the shifting paradigm we are in – going from a world impacted by a pandemic to something new. The images focus on natures creation, emergence and new beginnings. The pictures are from all around Iceland, with a few of the images placing special emphasis on East Iceland.

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Thoreau & the Nick of Time October 5. 2021

Thoreau & the Nick of Time

Thoreau Symposium to be held at The Snorrastofa Cultural and Medieval Centre, Reykholt, Iceland, on May 25-27 (Wed-Fri), 2022, with voluntary joint excursions on May 28-29 (Sat-Sun), 2022. I

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The exhibition Dark Iceland (Myrka Ísland) May 7. 2021

The exhibition Dark Iceland (Myrka Ísland)

The exhibition Dark Iceland (Myrka Ísland) in Snorrastofa's library. The works are by two young a...

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Visitor’s Reception’s Opening Hours

1 May – 31 August:
every day 10 – 17

1 Sept. – 30 April:
weekdays 10 – 17
Otherwise by arrangement.