Starfstöðvar:

Á norðanverðum Vestfjörðum
Aðalstræti 21
415 Bolungarvík
456-7005
nave[hjá]nave.is
 
Á ströndum
Höfðagötu 3
510 Hólmavík
451-3105
strandir[hjá]nave.is
 
Á sunnanverðum Vestfjörðum
Strandgötu 7
465 Bíldudal
456-4105
margretth[hjá]nave.is
 
Í fornleifafræði
Fjölheimar í Sandvíkursetri við Bankaveg
800 Selfoss
895-1228
fornleifar[hjá]nave.is

About us

Náttúrustofa Vestfjarða (Westfjords Natural History Institute) is a regional institute involved in natural and historical researches. It opened in 1997 and is based in Bolungarvík, Hólmavík and Bíldudalur covering the entire Westfjords area. It is one of eight regional research centres of this kind in Iceland united in a project called SNS.

The institute conducts basic and applied researches on Icelandic nature with emphasis on zoology, botany, archaeology, ecology and geology. It maintains a collection of scientific specimens and database. It assembles literature about Icelandic nature and history. It manages two museums, the Ósvör Maritime Museum and the Natural Museum both in Bolungarvík.   

The main aim of the institute is to collect information about the Nature of Westfjords and make it available to the community.


Nįttśrustofa Vestfjarša | Ašalstręti 21 | 415 Bolungarvķk | kt 610397 2209 | sķmi: 456 7005 | netfang: nave (hjį) nave.is