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Reykjavik City Museum

Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6370
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Neither here nor there

Its a beautiful building outside surrounded by water. Maybe i expected too much much inside but was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coryy20
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Trinidad
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Maybe I just didn't get it.

It's pretty historical. I just didn't find it that enthralling. Not much of a history of Iceland... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
stevinazo
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New York
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“ruins” (4 reviews)
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Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a beautiful building outside surrounded by water. Maybe i expected too much much inside but was bit disappointed. The major things i saw were the map of iceland on a big table platform. Seems its plaster or concrete. Also there was another display of...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It's pretty historical. I just didn't find it that enthralling. Not much of a history of Iceland buff I guess. There's also just not much to it,

Thank stevinazo
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

The lighting in here is shocking. I actually wouldn't know how people with poor eyesight see some of the stuff in here. Maybe it's like this to set the ambiance but let's be practical too. The markings on the floor put you on a path...More

1  Thank Seth85
Reviewed 11 February 2016

There was plenty for everyone's taste and there were several inter-active sites within the building. The amenities were good.

Thank billyb0yx9
Reviewed 4 February 2016

They were excavating and found the ruins of a Viking longhouse under Reykjavik, and built the museum around it. From the street level you can look down through a glass 'bench' and see part of the excavation. Self guided tour. Wouldn't take more than an...More

1  Thank Carol984010
Reviewed 21 January 2016

A good insight into Ireland's history. The lighting is very subdued making the exhibits hard to see fine details

Thank Presty99
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I love museums and rated this more highly than my husband who felt this was very limited. Kids (12,14) got bored in less than an hour.

Thank Alethea_1965
Reviewed 27 November 2015

has some nice displays of early life in Reykjavik. early living structure from 900's (?) is still preserved here. friendly, helpful staff too. worthwhile exhibits.

Thank joegrink
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Bought a day ticket which saved a few kronar. There are some real interesting facts and exhibits to see in the museums.

Thank Davemcv77
Reviewed 9 April 2015

a very complete museum about all history of iceland, with a lot of historical pieces and everything translated to english

Thank Damien V
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