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Keflavik Maritime Center

Duusgata 2, Keflavik, Reykjanesbaer 230, Iceland
+354 421 3796
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Amazing

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bryndís Ó
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Excellent

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

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Kaffi K
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“ship models” (3 reviews)
“fishing boats” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Duusgata 2, Keflavik, Reykjanesbaer 230, Iceland
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+354 421 3796
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Bryndís Ó
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

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

Thank Kaffi K
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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

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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

Thank Nelly59CR
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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

Thank Trevor L
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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

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

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

Thank Chezza57
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

I have been here in the past and couldn't wait to visit once again. The number of model boats and the fact that one man made all of them is beyond comprehension! It is much larger than it appears and you will not be disappointed...More

1  Thank donna_tx52
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The museum was recommended by a taxi driver. The ships were varied and fascinating. A wheelchair was available.

Thank 220cherylc
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

I wandered over to this center from where I was staying and was surprised. From the outside it looked small, but there was so much history inside. The craftsmanship of the boats and ships is superb. And the cost was free!

Thank Catherine B
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monita29092
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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
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