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Tales from Iceland

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Tales from Iceland is a Video Museum about Iceland and Icelanders A museum like none you've ever seen Informative - Easy and Fun! Some have even described it as a modern national museum. Our team of producers and cameramen have created numerous...more
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Snorrabraut 37 | Austurbaer, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 518 4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour to the Glacier Bay was cancelled due to weather so we were looking for things to do in town. We visited the Tales from Iceland and it is a series of numerous short films about Iceland's past, present, and future. It was both...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a really cool video museum, a unique concept I wasn’t too familiar with. Basically there are a bunch of different screens throughout the place, all playing short videos that are the same length of time with 20 seconds in between each cycle. When...More

Thank aschaapie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great way to close an amazing 12 day trip. Tales of Iceland was an informative and entertaining way to see Iceland from different perspectives. I enloyed seeing places we had been and saw all the things to do on our NEXT visit. The...More

Thank br h
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had spent 12 days driving, camping, hiking and sightseeing all throughout Iceland. We visited Tales from Iceland on the last day. It was a perfect ending to our trip. Awesomely relaxing, informative and entertaining. Worth every kroner $. When we revisit the island, this...More

Thank Hank M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very unique video-tour of Iceland. You watch 3.5 minute videos made by locals and vacationers and learn all about the culture, history and landmarks of the country. Free Coffee and snacks are available. All videos start simultaneously. When a video ends, you...More

Thank Lyndy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about it was lovely. Friendly staff, refreshments, wonderful venue. Total package to learn about Iceland from other people's perspective. Loved it. Highly recommend it.

Thank danny2gail
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here as something to do the morning before our flight out. We had already spent several weeks in Iceland and so recognized many, if not most of the places shown on the videos. It is a pity that there could not be some...More

Thank ssgtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a couple of relaxing hours here the morning we arrived in Iceland before we could check in to our hotel. A different kind of "museum" with many short and enjoyable videos. Very friendly staff and free coffee, cappuccino and cookies. They opened...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Tales from Iceland after travelling the ring road for the past 10 days. It was the last day of our trip and we were tired so were looking for chilled things to do in Reykjavik. The bottom floor of the museum shows videos...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tales from Iceland is a museum of sorts that feeds you coffee and cookies before sitting and watching many short vignettes about travel through Iceland (first floor) and Icelandic history and culture (second floor). The cinematography was breathtaking and the documentaries of the second floor...More

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28 April 2018|
Response from Gunnhildur G | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your visit!