our stop at the saga center was ok. they tell you in a beautiful way the popular icelandig saga about nial and his family. although the museum is made very nicely you will have to read a lot. you should take your time and be...More
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Leaving negative reviews is a rarity for me. However, I utilize trip advisor to get the most out of the time and money I spend to vacation, so I want to save someone else from this experience. I love history and was hoping to learn...More
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.
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
Worth a quick stop. Reading the stories was very interesting. Took some fun photos and were quite entertained for a short time.
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
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.
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.
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