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History Museum of Reykjanesbaer

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Breathe the old way of life

Just above the art gallery, a two storeys preserved all wooden tturfhouse with objects, artifacts... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Milan, Italy
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Definitely worth to visit. If you are spending a few days in Reykjavik is the must place to visit... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Just above the art gallery, a two storeys preserved all wooden tturfhouse with objects, artifacts and memorabilia telling the story of the merchants who lived here. Not all writings are in English, but just enough to enjoy the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crShelidon
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Definitely worth to visit. If you are spending a few days in Reykjavik is the must place to visit. There you can be able to discover a bit of history of Iceland. The place is not huge but is very nice and smart organized and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

This museum is in a very old house, it´s very well displayed and so many things to look at, there are three levels and every one is very interesting, good day spend looking at this museum.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 20, 2016

The History Museum of Reykjanesbaer is located close to the Duus museum itself. It has some beautiful and interesting artifacts and reconstructions from olden times. It is concerned with Reykjanes peninsula history and Keflavik mainly.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

Up the steep stairs at the end of the Duus Museum - itself an industrial building to do with fishing and trading - is the small history museum. Fascinating artifacts and reconstructions of rooms from former times. Downstairs the lady (Hrafnhildur) at the tourist info...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank John M
Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is the section of the Duus Museum concerned with the past of the Reykjanes peninsular, and it's the last part you reach as you go through the museum. The building itself, apparently the oldest building in Keflavik, is fascinating, especially the design of the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank ELear
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Upstairs as part of the Duushus Museum, this historic display features a series of room settings showing what life was like in early Keflavik.

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank fishhawk1
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