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Natural History Museum of Kopavogur

Opens in 9 min: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hamraborg 6a, Reykjavik 200, Iceland
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We enjoyed seeing things here that we did not expect to see that existed in Iceland. Truly eye opening!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

I read about it here. Few reviews. Few on the internet. I decided, on my very last day to visit it. And this is after I asked on the forum. I am so glad I did! The museum is free. It is part of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

I recently visited this museum and found it very interesting. Like other posters have mentioned, make sure you ask for a guide in English as the signage is in Islandic (barring the Latin classifications. A great little museum on the right as you enter the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank mrlukenik
Reviewed October 17, 2017

I stumbled upon this museum while looking for interesting architectural building. Its housed inside the library within a cluster of buildings (Kopavogar art museum, concert hall, Kopavogur School of music, library) I was shocked its free and contained so much artifacts. Especially in Iceland, they...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Lovely exhibition [free] of birds mammals geology of Iceland. All info in Icelandic but English info available. Strongly recommend you visit the cafe in the art gallery. Lovely lady explained all the food which was delicious. When asked about a menu in English she said...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank runner1duck
Reviewed December 9, 2015

This is a small museum in the basement of a library and it is worth a visit. My husband and I went, picked up the English guide, as all signage is in Icelandic. The guide was not all inclusive, but it was a big help....More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank kendallc-h
Reviewed August 18, 2014

This museum is in Kópavogur, a town right next to Reykjavík. The correct address is Hamraborg 6a, Kópavogur, bus route 1 from Reykjavík.

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank ThorFjalar
Reviewed December 16, 2013

First off --- there are no elephants living in Iceland --- not sure of where this photo came from, but it was not taken in Iceland. Second --- it is a small basement museum --- interesting (glad I went), but you will not miss much...More

Date of experience: December 2013
3  Thank bbb57aolcom
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Positioned directly on bus station. Easy to reach but hard to find. It is in library building, downstairs. Free entry. Excellent place to learn about Iceland and Atlantic wildlife. Stones and minerals collection is very interesting. Birds, fishes and animals are well presented, but you...More

Date of experience: June 2013
4  Thank branelukac
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