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Prepare for a Gory Experience

The Saga Museum, a little space on the second floor of the Vestmanna Tourist Center, purports to... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
waldentenn
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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
A bit creepy

The museum has wax figures of people that are even too naturalistic. The scenes depict killing them... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2015
109Tuuna
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Tartu, Estonia
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6 Aug 2018
“Interesting tour”
19 Jul 2017
“Prepare for a Gory Experience”
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

As many others have pointed out, the detailes are quite horrific, and the exhibition very lifelike. Still I find it interesting and a reminder that life was hard on these islands. Just the right length for a walk through som stories from the Faeroy-saga.

Thank JensPetterStrommen
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The Saga Museum, a little space on the second floor of the Vestmanna Tourist Center, purports to tell the story of Faroe Islands' history from the arrival of the first Irish monk to the 18th century. It uses life cast figures posed in little vignettes...More

Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is the only wax museum in the Faroes. Like Iceland, the Faroes have their own saga. It can be gruesomely brutal. This exhibit has several dioramas well narrated by the included audio tour. It gives a good introduction to early Faroese life. Perhaps, though,...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2015

The museum has wax figures of people that are even too naturalistic. The scenes depict killing them in various ways. A bit creepy...

Thank 109Tuuna
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

You get headphones for the visit. Takes about 20 minutes. It is a series of figures or tableaux from various periods. The commentary was in good English. Most stops had a gruesome element - kids might love this but it seemed a bit 'over the...More

Thank ElaineRy
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This museum is located within the Information Office in Vestmanna. When Bird Cliffs tours are booked in the Information Office, add on tickets are offered by the staff to combine with the purchase of a cliff tour ticket. The information centre is also next to...More

Thank misterfroggiefrog
Reviewed 28 August 2013

nice small museum. really small. you get a audio tour from the desk downstairs and then walk up the stairs and begin. it's a "bit grisly" the man told us as it talks about the history of people settling the Faroes from around 1000 a.d....More

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