Turf House

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  • Address: Gaulverjabæjarvegur, Iceland, Selfoss
  • Timings: 01:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +354-6948108
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids
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A great way to learn about the heritage and culture of island is by visiting the Turf House in Selfoss. The turf houses have played an important role in Icelandic lives thanks to the insulation and warmth they provide. Visitors can explore the old farmstead which is a collection of the houses built from turf. There are a collection of photographs and models that help visitors understand the structure of such houses and how they work to provide insulation. The museum provides ample information of how the Icelandic culture was developed in these houses. When here, visitors can sample some of the traditional countryside recipes in Iceland in the café present inside the museum.

Entrance Ticket Details For Turf House

  • Children (7-16): 6 USD

Turf House Hours

  • Given timings are for Sunday.
  • Visiting on other days is open only for groups of 5 or more on prior booking.

How to Reach Turf House

  • You can hire a car or taxi to get here.

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  • Turf House Address: Gaulverjabæjarvegur, Iceland, Selfoss
  • Turf House Contact Number: +354-6948108
  • Turf House Timing: 01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Turf House Price: 15 USD
  • Time required to visit Turf House: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 2.75% of people who visit Selfoss include Turf House in their plan

  • 81.82% of people start their Turf House visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Turf House


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Turf House

People normally club together Fjorubordid Restaurant and Tre Og List while planning their visit to Turf House.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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