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Beautifully curated - small enough to get around in a few hours and ample parking. The museum is informative and interesting - its artefacts take you on a journey from the early Viking settlement through to the country's conversion to Christianity and on through the...More
We only had about three hours in Reykjavik, so decided to go to this museum hoping to get a comprehensive information on Icelandic history. The museum’s collection of artifacts and information did not disappoint us. We spent about two hours touring two floors. The audio...More
We had hoped to see this in 1 1/2 hour but we spent almost 3 hours there. Tt is well presented in a nice easy to understand chronological order. Use the storage (free) lockers in the basement to store you coat and other objects. Be...More
This is a place you should visit if you want to learn something about the history of Iceland, from Viking origins to recent times. There are also exhibits about volcanic activity in Iceland, glaciers etc. The Museum shop is very nice too,
From its very beginning and Viking origins, to these days, this museum gathers a great collection of burial finds, Christian items as well as things from today in its upper floors. We've spent no less than 2 hours wandering through the Vikings artefacts, and we...More
We found the informative and detailed displays of volcanic activity, glaciers and geothermal exhibits, history of the environment of Iceland and its geographic land mass, well explained at this modern museum.
While driving at 11pm the evening before, in a remote area a couple hours...More
We always enjoy museums in our travels, and found this one to be worth the time for a visit. The exhibits were well-done and the artifacts were interesting. The exhibits were in chronological order, which made walking through it have a great flow.