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Fascinating, well put together, nobody else there, would recommend if you like model boats. Staff... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Diana B
Ramsey, United Kingdom
Connected to the Duus museum.

I noticed that everyone who came through the door just went “Wow”. It’s all you need to know. Any... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
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Duusgata 2, Keflavik, Reykjanesbaer 230, Iceland
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Fascinating, well put together, nobody else there, would recommend if you like model boats. Staff very helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diana B
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I noticed that everyone who came through the door just went “Wow”. It’s all you need to know. Any interest in boats the you’ll love this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liviaugusta
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Ok, maybe they're not a thousand but they sure are a lot. The museum is combined with an art gallery and basically has two big rooms: one with old fishing tools and reconstructions of the old way of life, and the other lining up an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crShelidon
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We love to visit this museum. One man made all of the boats. They are replicas of real boats and ships.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bryndís Ó
Reviewed April 25, 2018

It's amazing a lot to see very interesting stuff inside they also have a gallery with unique Icelandic paintings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kaffi K
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Even though parts of this little museum were closed while we were there, the exhibits of the boats was really neat. What made it a top rating place were the informational boards all around the perimeter. they were exceptional. This is probably not a mandatory...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank abearfellow
Reviewed December 7, 2017

We'd actually stopped to have a look at the Anchor Monument, which is about a hundred meters away, when we noticed the Dusshus Museum. Wandering through the rooms of the Dusshus we walked into the Maritime Center, which is in the same building. The models...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nelly59CR
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to see the collection of fishing ship models, but we're pleased to find more history of Iceland (picture, artifacts). You will learn not only the history of Iceland's fishing industry, but also how Iceland was formed as well as the flora and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 253trevorl
Reviewed April 26, 2017

An insight in to the Icelandic fishing industry. Explained how they did things years ago. Also hundreds of models of fishing boats trawlers all built in the same scale so you get an idea how much things have grown over the years. Very interesting place

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jpdavis69
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We visited in 2015 and enjoyed the informative museum, especially in the winter with the snow and cold weather.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Chezza57
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Response from jpdavis69 | Reviewed this property |
Hi when we went it was just a donation when we went not sure of the opening hours. Sorry for the delay in getting back email problems