Place of the week – Þórbergssetur Culture Centre, South East Iceland

The Þórbergssetur, Culture Centre, was built in memory of the author Þórbergur Þórðarson (1888-1974), who was born at the site. The building is like a bookshelf.

The exhibition provides an overview of an remarkable artistic career, it also tells the larger story of the changes in Icelandic society in the twentieth century.

The Þórbergssetur also houses a restaurant and a souvenir shop, it is open all year round.

Þórbergssetur is located by the Ring Road, only 13 km further east from Jökulsárlón.

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