Welcome to the War and Peace Museum
Here you will experience the unique and remarkable history of the occupation period in Iceland 1940-45.
Our exhibition tells the story of how a peaceful countryside was transformed, in the context of world events and its importance to the victory of the Allies in World War II. At our Museum you will see high-quality collection of artefacts from this time and feel the memories from this fateful times of upheaval.
Memorial and Memorial Museum
pictures from war and peace museum
The Small hall 360°
The big hall 360°
Hope for Peace
In 2017 we uncovered the Hope for Peace, a statue gifted and created by the russian artist Vladimir Alexandrovich Surotsev.