Skaftárstofa is a visitor centre for the west territory of Vatnajökull National Park, located in Kirkjubæjarklaustur. It is open every summer and autumn.
Opening hours in 2017
9:00-18:00 every day from 8. April 2017
Telephone: +354 4874620
In Skaftárstofa are big showrooms for all kinds of exhibitions and activities.
Vatnajökull and Katla Geopark.
History in the Sands - the Convent in Kirkjubær, a multimedia presentation.
Sediment from Skaftá river, the eruptions in Grímsvötn in Vatnajökull Glacier 2011 and Eyjafjallajökull Glacier 2010.
Eldmessa "The Firemass" a short documentary film on Laki eruption in 1783 - 1784 and its consequences.
Eruption in Grímsvötn 2011.
Western part of Vatnajökull National Park
You can buy books, maps and souvenirs at the visitor centre.
The staff will help you to book accommodation and activities without any extra cost.
Free WIFI. Coffee and tea for sale.