Technical Museum of East Iceland

Blacksmith festival Seydisfjordur 25th - 27th July 2014

April 28, 2013
Blacksmith festival Seydisfjordur 25th - 27th July 2014
Our eighth annual BLACKSMITH  FESTIVAL will be held 25th -27th July 2014.  The festival is a meeting place for professionals as well as the general public where people of all ages and all walks of life have a good time.  Music, dancing and dining are part of the event as well as lively exhibitions and education.  As usual we will offer a number of courses including elementary blacksmithing, knife-making, whittling, metalcasting and advanced blacksmith work.  Live concerts and the Saturday evening dance on the pier are all free for everybody and all age groups, while courses and dining are moderately priced.

 

Old photograph of Jóhann Hanssons mechanical shop

April 27, 2013
Old photograph of Jóhann Hanssons mechanical shop
This picture of Jóhann Hansson's mechanical shop, established 1907.  The house is now part of the museum and open to visitors. 
 

Picture from room containing forms for the foundry

April 27, 2013
Picture from room containing forms for the foundry

 

Technical Museum of East Iceland


Living museum with houses, artifacts, surroundings and exhibitions from iceland's era of modernization about 1880 up until now. Enertaining and informative exhibitions where guests are allowed to see, hear, touch and taste. The museum collects artifacts and cultural remnants from the whole country and is also a local heritage museum for Seydisfjordur.

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