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National Museum of the Faroe Islands

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Too easy to overlook, deserves more visitors.

Given how small the Faroe Islands are and how few people live there, this is really an impressive... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
K3497TPgregorym
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Honolulu, Hawaii
very informative about geology

the best place to learn about the geology and natural history of Faroe Islands. Also good... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
NJFamilyAdventures
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Given how small the Faroe Islands are and how few people live there, this is really an impressive museum, both for its natural history collection, the boats, fishing history, archaeology displays and most especially for the beautiful Kirkjubour church pew carvings, which are really impressive....More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

the best place to learn about the geology and natural history of Faroe Islands. Also good introduction to the history, industry, and culture.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

enjoy the nature geology history of faroe islands at first, i come here coz it's raining outside but it's more than expect

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

My wife and I had been traveling around the Faroe Islands for a week when we got to here. It would have been nice to have seen it first, but it was very interesting for sure. It tell the story of the Island and the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The museum covers the geology, nature and culture of the Faroe islands. It is relatively small over two floors but does a good job of covering a wide range of subjects relating to the Faroes. The building is dimly lit with the lighting focused on...More

Thank ConradVictor
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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
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
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

Thank Flibbix55
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

Thank g13nl0
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

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