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Saga Museum

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“wax figures”(112 reviews)
A Viking Museum that intimately recreates key moments in Icelandic early history, moments that have determined the fate of our people and which give a compelling view into how Icelanders have lived for more than a millennium. From the time of the...more
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Grandagardur 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 1517
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The story of the Vikings and their impact on Iceland (& other parts of the world) is a really important one, but this museum can do a much better job. The audio guide gives no time between displays to read information or think about what...More

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't what I had expected from a museum. You get headphones in your language to listen to a recording and then go to different depictions of Icelandic history. I gave it 3 stars because it was educational and the wax figures were well done....More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great visit.a history of icelandic vikings. A bit short. not really worth the money.you can dress up as a Viking at the end.the statues are very lifelike.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really tiny and the admission fee felt like a rip off to us. The wax figures are ok but it's hard to relate some of them to the information in front of them. The audio tour was boring, mainly repeating what was...More

Thank Georgia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The actual tour with audio is okay as it gives some history on Iceland, but it is very brief, it can easily be completed around 30 minutes. The price for 2 x adults was expensive for the tour on offer.

Thank em19892018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an hour doing the audio tour. Found this to be very educational and interesting. We particularly liked the costumes available to wear during the tour - not something we've seen before.

Thank Mick S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can appreciate the wax figures and the hard work that went into making it, but to be honest, it was somewhat boring.

Thank skajungle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know a lot of work has gone into create these displays to tell the origins of the Iceland settlers. However, I got bored listening to the audio and not having much room to maneuver in as all the stations are quite close together. My...More

Thank Darcy B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Honestly I'd pass on this. It's expensive for what it is: a 30 minute guided audio tour with wax figures. Several guidebooks really talk this museum up, so our group went and we were all disappointed. The tone of the narration is very dry, considering...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I think the answer to Icelandic fun lies in the great outdoors. The Saga Museum is not much to write home about.

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Response from SteveS849 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't remember the exact price after conversion rates? I want to say about $20-25 a person. It was small, but one of the better museums I felt that I went to there. That and the Whale Museum. Most museums there... More