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National Museum of Iceland

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Sudurgata 41, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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All reviews icelandic history free lockers modern times chronological order interesting artifacts culture house couple of hours great overview on display early history rainy day audio guide worth a visit few hours gift shop entrance fee settlement
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The steps are wide and are easy to climb or descend. Go down from the entry to the bathrooms and free lockers. Take a walk through the photographic gallery on the first floor. Move into the chronological history and culture, and get a close look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited today - recommend a tour guide / Like the way it is set out chronologically - the displays are superb and really interesting - learnt loads about Iceland history -

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 876erikaf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well laid-out - informative - easy to explore. Lots of fascinating items and displays to peruse. Great review of Iceland's story.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TerryStratford
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this museum, very informative and the ice cave was freezing. Viewing platform also gives amazing 360 view of the city

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank markss12018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the building itself seemed slightly dated the exhibits were good. Lockers available to put bags in. Mainly made up of exhibits of a religious nature on floor one and then floor 2 has more modern day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tayloj35
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful museum about Iceland’s history! It is a well organized chronological story of Iceland located on two floors. It begins with the first settlement around 800 up to today. The final exhibit is set up on a mock luggage carousel that one would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alice L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting museum that heavily focuses on the early years of the country. Interesting artefacts on display and helpful bi lingual (Icelandic & English) displays, I think you could get other audio tours if needed. Free coat room and lockers for use while you visit,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank H3141UQtomt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few hours and it was recommended we visit here. We were not disappointed at all. There are 2 floors of great exhibits which go through the history of Iceland. We found it all to be very informative. There were even portable stools...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a reasonably interesting museum and is on the Big Bus Tour route. Killed a couple of hours and by visiting you get free entry to another smaller museum in the centre of Reykavik. Not as good as Perlan but more history of Iceland...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jonplay4d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small and concise but still very informative and interesting show. The fridge is cool place to go, and I would come back to show others. This should be on peoples list of things to see in Iceland.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank milaaoife
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