The store Bræðurnir Eyjólfsson, more commonly known today as The Old Bookstore in Flateyri, is a unique establishment that has been run by the same family for over a century, established 1914. What makes the store even more unique is that all the furnishing and the dècor are practically unchanged since the store was first open.
The Old Bookstore in Flateyri contains a exhibition about the history of Flateyri, The Bookstore, where you can buy second hand books by weight, icelandic books and saga in english, souvenirs, postcards and Icelandic candy.
The merchant apartment of Jón, the founder of the Bookstore, and his wife is also part of the Old Bookstore. They lived in the apartment from the year 1915, and nothing has been change since 1950, when Jón past away. – It is a truly an unforgettable experience to take a step into the past, by visiting the old apartment in the Old Bookstore.