Nicely laid out with plenty of commentary in English. Good exhibits and a nice building. It's an easy walk from the centre of town.
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A chronologically laid out museum with not too much clutter, just the best of everything. A large Christian section if that turns you on. The computer terminals where you can select areas of interest at your leisure with your own headphones could keep you entertained...More
This place takes you through the history of Iceland in a compact space. The exhibits were well done and presented in a variety of ways. In two floors you get a good idea of the development of Iceland, from Viking days to the present. They...More
The best of all the numerous meseums and galleries in Reykjavik - allow at least 2 hours to enjoy - great rainy day activity (which is often).
Good museum, but way too skewed towards the Christian aspects. Iceland has a rich diverse history and to have such a small part of it depicted is kinda sad.
We spent quite a bit of time in here, viewing all the different items and reading the various different historical events and facts about Iceland. Would recommend coming here for sure, and making sure to save time for the second level which we found to...More
This museum offers a very digestible history of Iceland that can be viewed within 2 hours or so. We enjoyed the artifacts and found the history to be interesting.