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Saga Center

Hlidarvegur, 860, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
011-354-487-8781
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Small-Group Day Trip to Thorsmork and Eyjafjallajokull from Reykjavik
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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Hlidarvegur, 860, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
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011-354-487-8781

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As many things, extremely expensive so we didn't even bother to go in. Personal didn't even say hello

Thank urban67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a rainy day and it was interesting to read the story ... I hadn't realized what the "sagas" were so informative that way. The story is told with panels and there are a few "artifacts" as well.

Thank travelfun001
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We really enjoyed our recent trip to the Saga centre. We wanted to learn more about the Icelandic Sagas and so we found the experience quite informative. The museum focused on Njall's Saga (one of the most famous sagas, which also happened to take place...More

Thank allabouttravell
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Worth a quick stop. Reading the stories was very interesting. Took some fun photos and were quite entertained for a short time.

Thank Lorelei M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Our guesthouse hostess recommended this museum because I was quizzing her about the history of the area and her family. We arrived 1/2 hour before closing so we got a discount and couldn't read every display thoroughly. However it was very interesting to see description...More

Thank Owl h
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This museum is well done, and the staff are quite friendly. They currently have volunteers working on what will be the world's longest banner, depicting scenes from Iceland's history.

Thank usmgirl
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you have an extra half hour, you can stitch on the 900m long tapestry and sign the tapestry book to show you helped with maintaining the Icelandic saga for all time.

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The spot was a pleasant surprise. It is close to the Ring Road and completely wheelchair accessible. The museum places Iceland's founding in historical context. Much of the museum focuses on a local saga and presents the complex story in attractive images and concise text....More

Thank hersee3
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was a nice little experience that took no longer than an hour to complete. You take an audio book tour around a wax work museum and learn about some of the turbulent times of Icelands past. The information is interest, the wax works are...More

Thank LuvStu
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is an interesting, small museum we came across as we were driving along Iceland Route 1, heading to the Jökulsárlón, the glacier site in south east Iceland where the glacier is breaking off icebergs which float out to the sea. A sign on the...More

Thank ManCGo
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