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Museums in Strange Places

By Hannah Hethmon

Museums in Strange Places is a podcast about Icelandic museums and museum culture. Subscribe to Museums in Strange Places and you can expect fascinating conversations with Icelandic museum professionals, world class exhibitions, private museums in gas stations, an introduction to Icelanders (and their knack for storytelling), and a unique window into the inner workings of museums on this strange but wonderful little island. Get bonus material from each episode (photos, further reading, links) at Use the hashtag #MuseumsinStrangePlaces on social media. The podcast is hosted by Hannah Hethmon, an American Fulbright Fellow living in Reykjavík. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @hannah_rfh or on the web at Hannah has a BA in English Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park and an MA from the University of Iceland in Medieval Icelandic Studies. After completing her MA, she spent two years as the Marketing Coordinator for the American Association for State and Local History, a Nashville-based national nonprofit dedicated to serving history museums, historical societies, and other public history institutions.

  1. 1.
    The Art of Volcanoes (S01/E21)7 August 2018
  2. 2.
    Iceland in Wartime (S01/E20)25 July 2018
  3. 3.
    BONUS: The Making of Eldheimar's Audio Guide11 July 2018
  4. 4.
    Memorial to an Eruption (S01/E19)3 July 2018
  5. 5.
    We Always Come Back to Home Island (S01/E18)19 June 2018
  6. 6.
    The Penis Museum, Part II ft. John Bodinger de Uriarte (S01/E17)5 June 2018
  7. 7.
    The Penis Museum, Part I (S01/E16)29 May 2018
  8. 8.
    Industry and Nostalgia in Akureyri, Iceland (S01/E15)10 April 2018

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