Snæfellsstofa Visitor Centre

The visitor centre at Skriduklaustur is the information centre for the east territory of Vatnajökull National park. The visitor centre opened in June 2010 and is the first BREEAM certified building in Iceland. The centre also has an interesting exhibition on the area and the nature.

Kverkfjoll and Snaefell are the most visited sites within the east territory of Vatnajokull National Park. Both are located in the highlands north of Vatnajokull and a 4x4 vehicle is required to get there.

The visitor centre has a souvenir shop that focuses on locally produced products. Excellent handicap access.

Opening hours for Snæfellsstofa Visitor Centre 2022:


April: Working days 10-16
May: Working days 10-16 Weekends and holidays 12-17
June/July/August: Every day 10-17
September: Working days 10-15 Weekends and holidays 12-17
October: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10-15


During winter 2022-2023 Snæfellsstofa will be open by appointment only.


Skriðuklaustur, 701 Egilsstaðir
Tel: +354 4700840