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Petra´s Stone Collection

In the small fjord of Stöðvarfjörður you´ll find a wonderful collection of rare rocks and minerals most of which derive from Stöðvarfjörður and its closest vicinity. This stunning selection can mostly be attributed to the efforts of local enthusiast and collector Petra Sveinsdóttir who has gathered the stone gems of Icelandic nature since the year 1946. In 1974 Petra decided to open up her garden gates to the general public to behold. Her wonder-world of stones is now reputedly the world´s largest private collection of rocks and is one of the main tourist attraction in the region.

Open from May 1st through September 30th from 9 AM to 6 PM.
Oct 1 - April 30th, mon-fri, 9 AM-3PM Closed in December and Janurary.

Note: Closed in December and January.


Petra´s Stone Collection

Sunnuhlíð, Fjarðarbraut 21

GPS Points N64° 50' 7.472" W13° 52' 50.098"
Telephone

475-8834

866-3668

Opening period 01/05 - 30/09
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

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