Reykjavik Maritime Museum, Reykjavik

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Learn about Iceland's strong connection to the sea at Reykjavik Maritime Museum. The permanent exhibits take you from the age of the first Nordic settlers to modern day. See how fishing has advanced from simple rowboats to the modern industry that has become the driving force behind the country's economy. Don't miss the docked Coast Guard ship, Óðinn, a veteran of the Cod Wars with the UK. Enjoy a great view of the harbor and a selection of traditional meals at the cafe. Admission to the ship and the museum are charged separately, but you can get a discount on a combination ticket. Make Reykjavik Maritime Museum part of your personalized Reykjavik itinerary using our Reykjavik sightseeing planning app.
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  • For anyone interested in sailing, fishing and boats this is an excellent museum in which to pass a few hours. It provides detailed and fascinating insights into Iceland's very important fishing... 
    For anyone interested in sailing, fishing and boats this is an excellent museum in which to pass a few hours. It provides detailed and fascinating insights into Iceland's very important fishing...  more »
  • A really well done high quality museum - very modern and family friendly with lots of interactive activities suitable for all ages. Exhibits covered a variety of topics ranging from the culture of... 
    A really well done high quality museum - very modern and family friendly with lots of interactive activities suitable for all ages. Exhibits covered a variety of topics ranging from the culture of...  more »
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  • Fabulous! Informative. Well put together. Many artifacts with video of people who lived through the history of the fishing industry. Good for kids.
  • Really interesting museum, well laid-out and with good explanations throughout. Atmospheric introduction to an important part of Iceland's history.

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