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Petra´s Stone Collection

Ljósbjörg Petra María Sveinsdóttir was interested in stones all her life and started to collect them in earnest in 1946.

Most of her stones were found in Stöðvarfjörður and other places in East Iceland because Petra didn´t go much looking for stones in other parts of the country.

In 1974, Petra decided to open her home for all those that wished to look at her stones. Petra´s recieves many visitors each year and it has become one of the most popular tourist destination in East Iceland.

It´s obvious to all those that visit Petra´s, that she was an efficient stone collector but not many people know that she collected more than stones. Petra collected marked pens, cups and numerous other small paraphernilia and for most of her life she collected eggs, shells and conches.

For sure, Petra´s house has slowly acquired the appearance of a nature museum, but first and foremost, it´s a home.

Open from May 1 to September 30, seven days a week from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Open from October 1 to April 30, Mondays to Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Attention: Closed during December and January.

Kaffi Sunnó

In the year 2015 an old dream came true when Kaffi Sunnó was opened. There guests can buy delicious soups and bread, hot and cold drinks and something sweet. Kaffi Sunnó is open from June to September.

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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