The Garden

Ljósbjörg Petra María Sveinsdóttir been fascinated by stones all her life and she became a serious collector in 1946.

Her stones and minerals are mainly from Stöðvarfjörður and Eastern Iceland because Petra has not spent much time looking for stones in other parts of Iceland.

In 1974 Petra decided that her home would be open to everyone wishing to look at her stones. Sinch then hundreds of thousands of guests have visited her collection.