A complete tour of Island history. Perfect for kids (from 6-7). You can visit old houses that shows the way islanders were living.
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We'd been in Scandinavia for a while, and Iceland for the better part of a week when we found this great local museum. This was the museum which made all of the more 'curated' museums we saw in Reykjavik make sense We'd seen the histories...More
A 10 minute diversion from the ring road with a small part of the road being gravel, this place is worth the detour and beautiful to see. It is free to park and look around, the 1200isk pp for the short house tour is worth...More
The inside main museum is ok, but we really enjoyed the open air museum and the folk museum more. It's 2000 ISK ($20) a person, which isn't too bad. Takes about 90 minutes to do the whole thing if you're reading. Not everything is labeled...More
This museum consists of three parts.First, there are several historic buildings. Second, there is a building with a wide range of mainly 19th century items, and third there is a transportation building. The historic buildings of the first part included an old houses, a school,...More
Our tour operation in Reykjavik constantly booking to Skogasafn museum. We do it of many reasons. In one place - Skogasafn, people can learn a lot about Icelandic history and how very hard was to survive in this isolated island far away in north Atlantic....More
Went to the settlement museum yesterday, it was an expected tour around, as it had the history of the early settlers. Not really a museums person, but still interesting.
Dear Nikolaj I appreciate your review but I believe you are writing about the Settlement Museum in Reykjavík as this here is the Trip Advisor page for the Skógar Folk Museum, a Museum that concentrates on the cultural heritage of the people from South Iceland.
This is one of the most interesting museums in Iceland. The museum is divided into 3 sections, 2 of which are located indoors in seperate buildings and the 3rd section consists of house from the 19th century which have been relocated and rebuilt at the...More
I first visited this museum when I came to Iceland for the first time as a tourist in 2010. This was just after the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and parts of it were not open to the public because of the huge potential for ash damage. I...More
This was an interesting place and the ancient small stone houses in the hill side interesting although there was little description.