The Museum Council of Iceland is an advisory board for the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, and deals with various tasks regarding cultural, art, and natural history museums in accordance with Act no.141/2011 (Museum Act). The Museum Council assesses applications from museums that seek accreditation according to the Museum Act, and prepares a proposal for the Minister of Education, Science and Culture that issues the accreditation. As of now, there are 45 accredited museums in Iceland, see the relevant list (with links) here.