You’ll discover how 40 generations of women passed their skyr-making knowledge down, from mother to daughter, and how the story moved from isolated turf-roofed farms, to the world.

From the first settlers, struggling to survive the freezing winters, to the 21st century kitchen table, skyr is woven through the story of a nation.

The Story Wall

Our interactive story wall leads you across the centuries, revealing hidden secrets along the way. 

Liquid of Life

The Icelandic summer is magical, but short. Immerse yourself in the scent of summer, where the grass is green all year round!

Mineture Magic

You’ll encounter the mythological cow and the source of milk – the life-giving liquid that starts it all.

Summer in a box

Peeking inside our mineature turf house transports you to the past, as you discover how skyr helped Icelanders survive.

Walls of Curiosity

Fascinating and surprising collection of stories that reveal how a unique dairy product has shaped a nation.

The Old Dairy

Skyrland is located in the Old Dairy in – part of the newly opened Selfoss Centre.