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| Fljotsdalur, Egilsstadir 701, Iceland
+354 471 2990
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Type: Museums
Description: Centre of culture and history with monastic ruins, historical exhibitions, art gallery, gift shop and a local food restaurant.
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Loved the people who worked there they showed me around and told us all about the museum and the life in east iceland

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We came here accidentally and we're happily surprised by the cafe. The food was tasty and well prepared. Excellent value for the money. I can only recommend this place.

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Stratford, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Learned a lot about Gunnar Gunnarsson, the history of the monastery ruins nearby, and the history of Iceland in general from visiting this museum. A really friendly and knowledgeable man guided us through the different artifacts throughout the museum. You can even touch the different volcanic ashes! Worth a visit if you're interested in Icelandic culture and history. The restaurant... More

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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I had 3 servings of the mushroom soup. Home made bread, overviewing the countryside from the location. Servers were really friendly, spoke with a strong accent and were accommodating.

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