The Exploration Museum is dedicated to the history of human exploration, from the early explorers to the exploration of space. The main exhibition room features photographs and artifacts from the Apollo Astronaut Training near Húsavík in 1965 and 1967. Other exhibition rooms feature the history of Viking exploration, Arctic explorers and a timeline of exploration history.
Within the town, 1200 meters from the center. Eighteen new cottages built of timber logs, 18-25 square meters in size, with all facilities (WC, shower, kitchen, TV, radio, refrigerator, kitchen utensils, toaster, stove, etc.) Big terrace. Beautiful view. Very private and convenient.
Asgardsvegi 2. A small cozy guesthouse with 8 rooms near the waterfront. Prices vary from 8.800 kr. (single bed room) during off season to 10.600 kr. (single bed room) during peak season and includes breakfast. Bathrooms are shared but very clean and towels are provided.
Ketilsbraut 22. A well-equipped hotel in the center. Single and double rooms, as well as superior "whale-themed" rooms. Restaurant/pizzeria and bar facilities. Internet access in the lobby.
A friendly guesthouse, built in 1947 and renovated in 2009. Open all year. Breakfast is served from 7:30 to til 10:00. Wireless Internet access in all rooms.
An interesting tent restaurant where they grill whole lambs. Very nice food with reasonable prices. Only open during the summer season.
They have an excellent selection of fish, soups, and salads. Downstairs is the small restaurant and upstairs a lively, little bar.
This wooden church built in 1907 is probably the most recognisable landmark of the town.
Whale watching, puffin watching, sea angling and other tours, depending on the season.
16 room hotel at Húsavík Cape, with view over the town and Skjálfandi bay.
Whale watching, puffin watching and other tours, depending on the season.
Horse riding tours are offered at Saltvík farm, about 5 km from Húsavík.
Restaurant/pizzeria, where is also possible to taste puffin.