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National Museum of the Faroe Islands

6 Brekkutun | Hoyvik, Streymoy 188, Faroe Islands
+298 340500
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Very interesting museum

A beautiful museum to discover more about the people of the Faroe Islands and their way of life... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rosario_it
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Brussels
Worth a visit to get the history in place

Very nice staff, welcoming and happy to guide you. Great museum to catch the becoming of the... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Wendy W
,
Oslo, Norway
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6 Brekkutun | Hoyvik, Streymoy 188, Faroe Islands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful museum to discover more about the people of the Faroe Islands and their way of life during several centuries. Very well organised.

1  Thank Rosario_it
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Very nice staff, welcoming and happy to guide you. Great museum to catch the becoming of the islands. 2 floors, great view. Bring snacks, there is a room with coffee, tea and water, but no real cafe. You are invited to bring food from a...More

1  Thank Wendy W
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The tapestry and pew ends are lovely and the history of the geology of the island is interesting but most of the museum is about fishing evolution in the islands which isn't really my thing... The walk from Tórshavn though is beautiful a d goes...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The museum is well laid-out. The entrance interpretation describes geological information relevant to the formation of the Faroe Islands; the lower ground floor houses many Faroese artefacts. For a small museum it's a pleasant surprise to see displays spaced out, with selected objects rather than...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

It was hard to know what to expect before coming here. First of all, it's a little outside of Torshavn, in what looks like a small industrial estate. The contents are surprisingly large, with two large floors. Overall it does capture the unique history, culture...More

1  Thank Adam S
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Far exceeded our expectations with its in depth view of geology, nature, culture, viking history, industry, whaling and much much more. A must see if you want some background to your Faroes adventures. Don't miss the medieval pew ends from Saint Olav's church at Kirkjubøur...More

Thank marekw
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was a wonderful trip to look at bygone ages, The Faroese people were so friendly and knowledgeable when spoken to, and happy to answer any questions., This place is definitely worth a visit.

Thank funtome
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This museum contein the artifacts from times before Ice Age. It is interesting to see that millions years ago Faroe islands had green plants and warm climat. Ginko and Metaseguoja have been found as the evidence of this fact. Skeleton of ptirodactill impress to everybody.

Thank Mila747
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Faroe Islands are an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic it is cold the day we visited but was dress well for it.the weather is cloudy and grey when the sun comes out wow we were on our way to 50...More

Thank Hank D
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a great introduction to the history of the islands. The 2003 English language guide book states that there are 2 museums one for natural history one for the history and culture of people but since that was published they have merged. The Natural...More

Thank Emma L
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