Visit the Tannery Visitor Center
The Tannery Visitor Center is located in Sauðárkrókur, North Iceland. The visitor center is situated in the only tannery in Europe that makes fish leather. The visit provides visitors with unusual way to experience the tannery and its products: guided tours of the actual tannery, where fish-skin is expertly processed to make high-quality leather.
At the Visitor Center, leather goods made from the tannery´s products by outstanding designers and craftspeople are offered for sale. The shop is right next door to the tannery where the leather is made. Leathers and hides can also be purchased here, direct from the tannery, along with first-hand information about the products.
Fish leather from Atlantic Leather has caught the imagination of internationally-known fashion houses and brands such as Prada, Dior and Nike.
To learn more about this unique material a visit to the Tannery Visitor Center is a must!
The Tannery Visitor Center is open from 1st of June – 15th of September: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00 and Saturdays 11:00 – 15:00.
Guided tours of the tannery on working days at 10:00 and 14:00