How to get there

Gljúfrasteinn-Laxness museum in the valley of Mosfellsdalur is only 20 minutes away from Reykjavik on the way to Thingvellir national park.

By car
Driving from Reykjavik, take road 1 to Mosfellsbær. Just beyond the town limits, look for the junction on the right to Thingvellir. There you turn right into Mosfellsdalur. Gljúfrasteinn is 4.5 km down the road on your right side. You can see the white house on the hill from a distance.

By bus

Bus 15 drives from Reykjavík to Háholt  in Mosfellsbær. From the Háholt busstop a pre-booked bus (taxi) takes you to the Laxnes busstop in Mosfellsdalur.

To pre-book the bus (taxi) from Háholt you need to call 5 88 55 22 at least an hour before the scheduled time.

The bus (taxi) goes according to this schedule:

Mon-Fri from Háholt Mosfellsbær to Laxnes Mosfellsdalur

12:16   16:16   18:16   20:45   22:44

Sat

9:00     12:20   16:20   20:45   22:45

Sundays and holidays

12:45   16:45   20:45   22:45

Mon- Fri From Laxnes to Háholt in Mosfellsbær

12:24   16:24   18:24   20:53   22:53


Please contact staff for further information or visit this website http://www.bus.is.

 


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Opening hours

Summer (June 1st – August 31st)
Every day 9.00 – 17.00

 

Winter (September 1 st – May 31st)
Tuesdays to Sundays 10.00 – 17.00
Closed during weekends from November until the end of February but group tours are available by appointment.