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1238 The Battle of Iceland

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fantastic museum

The visit to the museum was a surprise It is very well organised and the virtual show at the end... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thoreyig
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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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Virtual reality battle amazing

A wonderful story well told! Fully immersive VR - expensive headsets and vests ... fun to do and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DrMarkyMark
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1238:The Battle of Iceland is an immersive exhibition that offers people of all ages to experience part of Icelandic medieval history in a very modern and artful interactive installations and to take part in dramatic events through VR.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Adalgata 21, Saudarkrokur 550, Iceland
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+354 588 1238
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit to the museum was a surprise It is very well organised and the virtual show at the end was good And the coffee adter the visit was nice

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank thoreyig
1238iceland, Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We areso happy that you liked it! We would love to repost your photo, feel free to tag us on social media @thebattleoficeland

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful story well told! Fully immersive VR - expensive headsets and vests ... fun to do and hilarious to watch The dressing up was cool too ... try lifting that chain mail by yourself!

Date of experience: July 2019
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1238iceland, General Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it! We would love to repost your photo, feel free to tag us on social media @thebattleoficeland #1238thebattleoficeland

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't see a place to review this as a cafe, so I'm having to rate it within the attraction. The museum is small and looks promising, though we didn't have time to go through. We ate here after our Drangey Island tour (reviewed separately...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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1238iceland, Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it! The cafe can be found as Grána Bistro here on TripAdvisor. We would love to repost your photo, feel free to tag us on social media @thebattleoficeland #1238thebattleoficeland

Reviewed June 27, 2019

It's a good mix - I love that the battle is VR but the food is real! Both really good, it was worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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1238iceland, Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Hi Gudrun! Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it!

Reviewed June 21, 2019

Worth a stop on your way through the ring road or a weekend get away from Reykjavik! I had a wrap and the bread plus ingredients were absolutely Devine! Very enjoyable and reasonably priced. We went right after our puffin tour across the street. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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1238iceland, Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2019

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it! We would love to repost your photo, feel free to tag us on social media @thebattleoficeland

Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Great experience, the VR is fantastic and it's super cool. The lamb wrap is fantastic. The food is great and so is the exhibition

Date of experience: June 2019
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1238iceland, Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2019

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it! We would love to repost your photo, feel free to tag us on social media @thebattleoficeland

Reviewed June 15, 2019

Really cool and immersive way of experiencing history. Highly recommended as a contrasting activity to the amazing nature of this beautiful region.

Date of experience: June 2019
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1238iceland, Manager at 1238 The Battle of Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2019

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked it! We would love to repost your photo, feel free to tag us on social media @thebattleoficeland

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