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National Museum of the Faroe Islands

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Exploration of Faroese history and culture

I am a wheelchair user. This museum is on 2 floors, but both are accessible. There is a small lift... read more

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Southport, United Kingdom
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Small but interesting as it supplemented the other visits on our tour

We had gone to Kirkjubour to see the old churches: the unfinished 13thC cathedral and an 11thC... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2019
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 Brekkutun | Hoyvik, Streymoy 188, Faroe Islands
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I am a wheelchair user. This museum is on 2 floors, but both are accessible. There is a small lift between floors. I really enjoyed this visit as I love museums. It is well laid out, and spacious with captions in Faroese, Danish and English There was plenty to see, especially
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I would have loved to visit and the online information I could find suggested it was open 10:00-17:00 everyday. However upon arrival, it turned out that its winter hours are 13:00-17:00 and.... the worst part was that the days it was open bit had been damaged, meaning it wasn't
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We had gone to Kirkjubour to see the old churches: the unfinished 13thC cathedral and an 11thC Parish church.. Alongside the churches is a 900 year old stave home overlooking the sea and the adjoining islands. The house may the oldest wooden stave structure in Europe and it has
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We found this museum to actually be pretty decent, given the size of the city it’s in. There was a fairly comprehensive history of the islands: sheep, farming, geology, plants, settlers & the clothing they wore. I think it’s worth the stop.
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The National Museum is not easy to find being on an industrial estate a little way out of Torshavn. If this sounds patronising, it's based on museums and galleries I have seen elsewhere in countries much bigger than the Faroe Islands - I was very struck by the sophistication of
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