Welcome to the Old Bookstore in Flateyri,
fourth generation family store since 1914.
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 in the very same house, that was build 1898.
In the Old Bookstore in Flateyri you can meet the family and buy second hand books by weight, Icelandic books and saga in english and many other languages, local products and luxury goods from around the world, from companies that are all more than 100 years old.
You can also visit the merchant apartment of Jón, the founder of the Old Bookstore, and his wife, Guðrún. 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.