Point of Interest
Nonnahús - Nonni's House
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The museum is dedicated to the writer and Jesuit priest Jón Sveinsson "Nonni". The street is also a lovely place to take stroll and look at the beautiful houses from the late 1800s and early 1900s
There is a famous adventure about two boys in Iceland called Nonni and Manni. If you know their story, or are interested in how people lived around 1900, this is Nonni's actual house.
The Nonni´s House. Nonni's House was given in the year 2008 to the Akureyri municipality by the Zonta Club of Akureyri, who had owned and kept it since 1957. The museum is dedicated to the writer and Jesuit priest Jón Sveinsson "Nonni". The museum is open daily from 10–17 o’clock, from 1. June to 1…
Jón Sveinsson or Nonni as he was called, moved as a young boy from Akureyri to Germany. He became a Jesuit priest and a writer. His children books has been translated into 40 languages. This place is were he grew up with his family.