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National Museum of Iceland

Museo Nacional de Islandia

Museo Nacional de Islandia

National Museum of Iceland (Suðurgata 41, 101 Reykjavík) – this museum’s goal is to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation — from the (Viking) Settlement to the present day. The exhibition includes about 2,000 objects, dating from the Settlement Age to the present, as well as about 1,000 photographs from the 20th century.

 

 

The exhibition is conceived as a journey through time: it begins with the ship in which medieval settlers crossed the ocean to their new home, and ends in a modern airport, the Icelanders’ gateway to the world. Admission: ISK 1,500 (adult), ISK 750 (seniors, disabled and students), free for children under 18 years. Hours: 11 am – 5 pm (Tuesday – Sunday / Winter)(closed on Mondays; 10 am – 5 pm (daily / Summer).