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Natural History Museum of Kopavogur

Hamraborg 6a, Reykjavik 200, Iceland
+354 441 7200
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A hidden jewel! FREE!

I stumbled upon this museum while looking for interesting architectural building. Its housed inside... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
itcheetam
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Los Angeles, California
Rainy day werll spent

Lovely exhibition [free] of birds mammals geology of Iceland. All info in Icelandic but English... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
runner1duck
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 days ago
“A hidden jewel! FREE!”
21 Aug 2017
“Rainy day werll spent”
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Hamraborg 6a, Reykjavik 200, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stumbled upon this museum while looking for interesting architectural building. Its housed inside the library within a cluster of buildings (Kopavogar art museum, concert hall, Kopavogur School of music, library) I was shocked its free and contained so much artifacts. Especially in Iceland, they...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lovely exhibition [free] of birds mammals geology of Iceland. All info in Icelandic but English info available. Strongly recommend you visit the cafe in the art gallery. Lovely lady explained all the food which was delicious. When asked about a menu in English she said...More

Thank runner1duck
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is a small museum in the basement of a library and it is worth a visit. My husband and I went, picked up the English guide, as all signage is in Icelandic. The guide was not all inclusive, but it was a big help....More

Thank kendallc-h
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This museum is in Kópavogur, a town right next to Reykjavík. The correct address is Hamraborg 6a, Kópavogur, bus route 1 from Reykjavík.

3  Thank ThorFjalar
Reviewed 16 December 2013

First off --- there are no elephants living in Iceland --- not sure of where this photo came from, but it was not taken in Iceland. Second --- it is a small basement museum --- interesting (glad I went), but you will not miss much...More

2  Thank bbb57aolcom
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Positioned directly on bus station. Easy to reach but hard to find. It is in library building, downstairs. Free entry. Excellent place to learn about Iceland and Atlantic wildlife. Stones and minerals collection is very interesting. Birds, fishes and animals are well presented, but you...More

3  Thank branelukac
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