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Skaftárstofa Visitor Centre

Skaftárstofa is the Vatnajökull National Park visitors centre, located near Kirkjubæjarklaustur at Sönghóll by road number 1. It serves also as an information centre for the municipality of Skaftárhreppur, and visitors have the option to see the exhibition "Springtrip" by the Iceland Glaciology Society. The exhibition, which was made on the occasion of the society's 70th anniversary, sheds light on its history, explains the construction of the society's cabins, trips on the glacier, glacial tongue measurements, research projects that have been carried out during spring trips to Vatnajökull, the glacier bacteria and the magazine Jökull.

Opening hours

9:00-16:30