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Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life

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unique and moving

a beautiful little exhibition that lets you peek into the homes and lives of people from the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
maukja
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Basel, Switzerland
The kind of place that makes you feel good about life.

My husband and I walked in the doors of this little place after having read a few reviews online... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Nik-n-Dusty
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Austin, Texas
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10 Sep 2018
“unique and moving”
20 Aug 2018
“The kind of place that makes you feel good about life.”
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*The museum is closed during the winter season - we are happy to open up for groups or super enthusiastic visitors* Hversdagssafn - museum of everyday life has the main purpose of investigating the mundane and the common, finding the poetry that...more
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Hafnarstraeti 5, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had really hoped to visit but had to be content with pressing our noses to the window. Despite what it says on TripAdvisor it is actually closed during off-season

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Hversdagssafn, Owner at Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for bringing our awareness to this. We totally forgot to change our opening hours to off-season closure. Hope you will visit us again one day.

Reviewed 11 September 2018

a beautiful little exhibition that lets you peek into the homes and lives of people from the region, makes you feel like you want to come back again, stay for the afternoon and find out much more. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

My husband and I walked in the doors of this little place after having read a few reviews online. We met with Viada and talked a bit about everyday life in Iceland. Then she personally showed us around to each exhibit and explained the significance...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We saw a local ad describing this place, so stopped by; so glad we did! It is one of the most unique "museums" I have ever seen. A tiny former shoe store that describes, through three very unique displays, some typical approaches to life of...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

A great, cozy, informative and unique museum situated in the biggest town in the Westfjords, Isafjðrður I was amazed with the content of the museum and the idea itself of the museum. It was refreshing to see and hear everyday stories from locals and to...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This museum provides an opportunity to glimpse daily Icelandic life in the West Fjords. It varies between humorous, soulful and heartfelt. The curators have done a wonderful job at providing artistic historical context more recent than the Sagas. Well worth an afternoon visit if you're...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This small and thoughtfully designed museum is a must see for anyone who finds themselves in the Westfjords.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This charming and thoughtful exhibit features ordinary people who live in the west fjords of Iceland. Two brilliant women received a grant to document the experiences of Icelanders of all ages. Their stories are cleverly conveyed in their own words through descriptions of old family...More

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