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The most amazing place in town

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This exhibition was very informative about Iceland and Greenland, both the arctic explorers and the wildlife in Iceland. Adalsteinn the curator was very friendly, and because it was quiet he kindly showed us round and explained things to us in greater detail and answered all our questions. Would definitely recommend this to everyone and think it is only going to improve as it grows.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

One the best museums I have ever been to. Arngrímur Jóhannsson, whose collection it is showed us around. His knowledge, huge experience and friendly personality shone through. Everything from the birds which nest in Iceland, expeditions to Greenland, the North Pole and the High Arctic, indigenous peoples and their knowledge, including a stunning video from 1918 and many photos. Interactive husky sled, boats and the costumes of the times. Together with information about the Icelandic Arctic explorer and polar expert,Vigfús Sigurðsson. Adalsteinn, the receptionist, was really welcoming and took care of us in the lovely restaurant too. Coffee was complimentary.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kay186370
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Well laid out with lots of interesting information. The museum was celebrating it's first birthday when I visited. I met with the founder and also was given a complementarypiece of 'birthday cake and coffee' by the very friendly Adalsteinn who was at the desk. They also run a kitchen with good home cooked food. I spent nearly 3 hours at the museum and came away with a really positive feeling after the experience.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

What a wonderful hidden treasure - crammed with a great range of artefacts, interesting films and some great displays, this little museum is a must see, particularly for the first time visitor. Really helpful and friendly staff were full of information and made us really welcome. They serve soup as well!

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank ChrisJB4386
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly only just opened but a large amount of exhibits including some old archive film.
Staff extremely helpful and friendly.
Entrance fee looks expensive but not for Norway and Iceland.
Situated close to cruise terminal and we were surprised at number of visitors who entered and left due to entrance fee. Their loss.
On entry to reception the ceiling is a picture of Northern Lights. To the right a coffee shop, prices normal for Iceland. Best coffee I had tasted for over a week.
Wide range of exhibits and well worth a visit.
Entrance ticket valid for multiple visits.

Sorry but pictures on my iPhone will not come up on trip advisor.

As one of the very few visitors out of 2,000+ we were well looked after, Icelandic pastry, dried fish and a local liquor to sample.

Date of experience: September 2017
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