Interested in volunteering in Iceland?

NASA space suit

Space explorer at The Exploration Museum in Húsavík.

The Exploration Museum in Húsavík, North Iceland is looking for volunteers that want to contribute their talents, knowledge, enthusiasm and energy to building a better museum.The volunteer program is ongoing all year.

“In addition to welcoming visitors, museum volunteers work with staff members on both short-term and long-term projects, as well as working on new exhibitions, writing and research.”

Duration of volunteer work can vary from 2 weeks to 2 months. The museum provides foreign volunteers (and those who do not live in Húsavík) with accommodation and breakfast every morning.

More information about the volunteer program can be found here:

The Exploration Museum

Örlygur Hnefill

Örlygur Hnefill Örlygsson is the manager of Húsavík Hotels and co-founder of He has worked as a journalist at Fréttablaðið newspaper in Reykjavík and at the Parliament of Iceland, as an assistant to MP for North East Constituency.

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