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Interesting Insight into Maritime Heritage and So Much More.

The lovely little museum was our location for the conclusion of our Sunday morning's Isafjord... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Gus H
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Stuart, Florida
Very interesting little museum

A must to do if in the super little town. Situated close to cruise terminal Lots to see inside... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
traceyg855
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The lovely little museum was our location for the conclusion of our Sunday morning's Isafjord Culture Walk led by Herbert, a life-long local resident and full time travel agent whom we contacted through our Viator Internet search of TTD while in town for the day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gus H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A must to do if in the super little town. Situated close to cruise terminal Lots to see inside. Taste the dried fish if offered!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A must see if in Isafjordur. Very close to the harbour (but then most things are). The old films of the fishing industry here definitely the highlight. Don't miss the upper floors (steep steps).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Con53
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The Herring boom is over - all the fish are gone but you can see what a hard life it was and many of the specialized tools and equipment. The authentic building is the last of what was once a thriving fishing town and nation...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BoHahn
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Nice little museum with some objects of fishing and hunting from the environment. They show a movie of ‘a day in the life of fishermen of yore’ which is kinda nice. The museum is free for children.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J0eriE
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Clean and well laid out museum but not too much to see. It doesn't take too long to go round. interesting traditional style museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here not least because it appears to have a resident cat which was being well looked after. This museum had many interesting artifacts. Top tip - go up carefully to the second floor and sit down to view the film about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank R N
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This building is itself an amazing piece of history. Make sure you visit the top floor! With a section on local fishing, accordion culture in Isafjordur, local plants, boat building tools and even an old dive suit this place is a little gem in a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Tearay
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Cute little building, worth exploring and learning about the historic heritage of the local area. A lot less inside than I expected but interesting non-the-less.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 17 February 2018

If you arrive on your cruise ship without booking a tour this is the place to go. It is only a couple of blocks from the ship and rich in local history. Walking through this small but amazing museum will carry one into a past...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Julie_from_MI | Reviewed this property |
Per the web page it is ISK900 or reduced to ISK750 for seniors. It was worth the admission for me.
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