The Icelandic Turf House, Selfoss

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#5 of 14 in Museums in South Region
The Icelandic Turf House is located in Selfoss. Arrange to visit The Icelandic Turf House and other attractions in Selfoss using our Selfoss vacation generator.
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  • July 25, 2017
    Islenski and his wife are fabulous people. They really care about their turf house and the remodeling they have done is absolutely terrific. They really care about their history and it gives you an ov...  more »
  • June 6, 2017
    We were so glad we took the time to visit here on our drive along Iceland's south coast. It's perhaps 15-20 minutes out of the way from the Ring Road but very worthwhile. We had heard it was closed du...  more »
  • May 17, 2017
    Had a wonderful visit to the museum and we were toured around by one of the volunteers for an hour learning how Icelanders lived. They have s huge range of old photographs and tools from old Icelandic...  more »

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The majority of tourists who visit Selfoss come to explore the countryside that surrounds it. You won't need to map out a central location here; in fact, it can be more convenient to stay near a main road for easy access to the great outdoors. There are a number of modern hotels, guesthouses, and apartments. A cottage or country home in the outskirts can serve as a peaceful base for a romantic or family retreat.
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