National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik

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Iceladic history comes to life at National Museum of Iceland, founded in 1863. Though its collections used to be held in various Danish institutions, the museum now houses objects returned to their country of origin in the 19th century. The permanent exhibit includes a celebrated carved door depicting a lion slaying a dragon. Use our Reykjavik travel route builder website to arrange your visit to National Museum of Iceland and other attractions in Reykjavik.
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  • We toured this museum on our first day in Iceland. It gave us insight into the history and culture of the country we were getting ready to tour. Good to have this type of information so the... 
    We toured this museum on our first day in Iceland. It gave us insight into the history and culture of the country we were getting ready to tour. Good to have this type of information so the...  more »
  • There were 5 of us, so very expensive to get in. We thought we would be there for several hours. We read all of the information which was very interesting but we were only there about an hour and... 
    There were 5 of us, so very expensive to get in. We thought we would be there for several hours. We read all of the information which was very interesting but we were only there about an hour and...  more »
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  • Interesting - but you can just expect a typical museum. Unfortunately just a minimum part for interactive stuff. So I think they could make it more attractive with different types for the knowledge transfer.
  • I have it on good authority (Mighty Ducks 2) that Icelanders are big in hockey and also really mean. Love this museum though. Super good.

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