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Saga Museum - Entrance ticket

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From the time of the earliest settlers, history is brought to life in a unique and exciting way. The Saga Museum intimately recreates key moments in Icelandic 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.  Visitors are guided through the museum with an audio-guide available in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Swedish or Icelandic.
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Stop At: Saga Museum, Grandagardur 2, Reykjavik 101 Iceland

The museum is located in the old harbour area. Opening hours are from 10:00 - 18:00 every day. At the museum you will find many of the legends from the Icelandic sagas, historical figures like Snorri Sturlusson, Ingolfur Arnarson and Leifur Eiriksson. Learn about the disastrous Black death, the most devastating pandemics in human history, which claimed anything between 75 to 200 million people. There are 17 exhibits on display today. Visitors have the choice to be guided through the museum with an audio device and can choose between Icelandic, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. The audio guide can also be bought in the form of a booklet at the front desk. Visitors also have the opportunity to dress up as vikings and try viking weapons and armour.
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1–4 hours
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free admission for children under 6 years.
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Lindsay wrote a review Nov. 2019
10 contributions4 helpful votes
I LOVED this museum!! It was a really fun way to learn. I had bought a book about the Sagas earlier in my Reykjavik trip and then this museum really brought them to life. There was a kind of creepy vibe going on in the main part of the museum which was appropriate given the
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TeriBfromSeattle wrote a review Nov. 2019
23 contributions1 helpful vote
I had fun in this little museum! For such a small city to have a wax museum depicting the Sagas is pretty cool! The audio tour was clear and well done. Plus bonus, you can drink a beer while walking through the museum. It wouldn’t be my very first choice of things to do while in
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Gordon103 wrote a review Nov. 2019
233 contributions67 helpful votes
Small wax museum wirth scenes from Icelandic history - some scenes were quite violent. Headset to guide you round. Perhaps 30 minutes to go round. Some mock weapons and clothes to try at the end. Walk to get there was further than our tourist map suggested.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Beth c wrote a review Nov. 2019
31 contributions10 helpful votes
This museum is a great place to get an authentic view of Icelandic history through its stories. It is a wax museum with a nicely animated tour.
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Date of experience: October 2019
911571 wrote a review Oct. 2019
16 contributions2 helpful votes
Helpful staff, great waxworks figures, various languages audio tour, explaining the history of Iceland. Chance to dress up as a Viking and have a photo opportunity with a polar bear (stuffed)
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  • Saga Museum
  • Duration: 1–4 hours
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  • Languages Offered: Russian
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