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Outstanding exhibit, for the right audience.

This is an excellent exhibit, but will be of little interest to small children, and even teenagers... read more

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Understand the settlement of Iceland

An interesting interactive exhibition explaining how Iceland became established. A must to help... read more

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

i went to this museum my last day in Iceland, mainly to kill some time before my flight. however, i was very impressed and found out a lot of fascinating information about the viking age.

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Good overall discussion of historic Iceland and how they lived in the harsh climate. Check out the two "media" screens on the wall once inside. Gives a good idea of the impact of the Vikings on Iceland and the woman who they forced to settle with them. Please note that admissions are high.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Mellow and small museum. Learned some about the Vikings but not really something to write home about. It's 900 ISK to get in (as a student) but not sure it was worth that. Museum is dimly lit so it's hard to get a good look at all the ruins of the longhouse and take it in all at once.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Settlement exhibition is one of those places where modern meets ancient in very well matching way if that makes sense, It feels like you are so far back in the Viking ages yet so close in nowadays. I loved how the long house was represented together with smart screens all around the area and sound effects. It was really nice visit, suitable for everyone I suppose. By the way I really admired the little gift shop they had there, lovely souvenirs somehow felt more unique that the ones places all over Laugavegur :)

Thank RedaNorth
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

A very unique museum and presentation. The museum is built OVER the archeologic dig and incorporates the dig into the presentation of why the earliest settlers decided to stay in the Reykjavik area.

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