Snorri's Saga

Snorrastofa’s main space hosts the exhibition Snorri’s Saga. Guidance and information is available from staff.

The exhibition traces the life of Snorri Sturluson (1179-1241) in text and images; his environment and the era.

The Húsafell Stones

The Húsafell Stones

The cemetery had several gravestones –Húsafell Stones –carved by the descendants of Rev. Snorri Björnsson from Húsafell. The Húsafell Stones are unique and carved with hereditary skill and artistry. Most of them date from the late 19th Century and are exhibited in the visitor reception. There you will see the lives of Reykholt’s parishioners carved in the Húsafell gravestones.

Pearls of Reykholtsdalur

Pearls of Reykholtsdalur

A photography exhibition in the visitors’ reception by Guðlaugur Óskarsson. The photographs are of Reykholt and its surroundings. Postcards with Guðlaugur’s photographs of Reykholt have been made and are sold in the visitors’ reception.


Exhibition entrance fee. The audioguide Snorri on Reykholt, walking through history (incl.)

• Adults ISK 1.700
• Disabled and elderly ISK 1.500
• Children under 18 Free
• High school gropus ISK 1.500
• Primary school groups ISK 600

Guided tour of the exhibition, church and library - pleace contact for offer.

Visits from schools

The visitors’ reception often welcomes school groups and gives an introduction to Snorri Sturluson and his work. Please book ahead on Tel. +354 433 8000 or via email: snorrastofa@snorrastofa.is.

Prices for school groups (minimum 10 in a group)

Primary and secondary schools 600 kr. per student

Colleges and further education 1.500 kr. per student, including an introduction.