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Great cartography. So interesting. Linked to Nonni’s house. A great building. Much bric n brace to... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
Fam97
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London, United Kingdom
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good to visit on a rainy day

Small compact museum. We got a discount for being with "Superbreaks" which was very welcome as the... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Jayne B
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Adalstraeti 58, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Great cartography. So interesting. Linked to Nonni’s house. A great building. Much bric n brace to see! Go to pass time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Fam97
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Small compact museum. We got a discount for being with "Superbreaks" which was very welcome as the cost was quite high for the size of it. However, it did include a look around Nonoi's house which made it good value.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jayne B
Reviewed February 19, 2019

A small museum on the edge of the old town housed in a 1930's art deco building next to Nonni's House and old wooden church. The main area of interest was on the lower floor showing the historical development of the town with old photos...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JCBShipley
Reviewed February 11, 2019

This was a good museum to visit as it explained all the history of Akureyri. It had lots of interesting artefacts and it was quite funny to see items that we had in our homes years ago also had been used in this small town.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank _linbelcher51
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Great little place well worth the visit, Free bus can take you if you don't want to walk. Staff very nice, we had walked but they told us where to catch bus back and times etc.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lizzie S
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Our visit was well worth the walk along the fjord to this museum. It was in the twilight and everywhere was very twinkly. Akureyri is particularly beautiful in the dark! Lots to see and all well displayed with plenty of archive photographs in albums to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank peel_house
Reviewed September 30, 2018

For about $12, you can learn about how Akureyri came to be and how they only started with 2 trees in the whole town! Also of note was the discussion on their local customs on Ash Wednesday (celebrated more like Americans celebrate Halloween). At the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ms971
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a quaint museum and gives an insight into the local area and Akureyri. The museum encompassed two floors that were full of antique items and information.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dee_in_DE
Reviewed September 25, 2018

the museum has been open at this site for a month or so as a re-creation of a historic building - the faint scent of paint was in the air. the exhibits we saw were fresh, including a lot of very talented local artists. the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bruce h
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

A mixed display of historical items and local history from fishing , scouting, and many more. Well worth a visit. No entry fee. Donations accepted.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike I
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