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Reykjavik Maritime Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Reykjavík Maritime Museum - How the ocean formed a nation A harbour museum exploring Iceland's dramatic relationship with the sea. The survival of a nation depended on generations of brave fishermen heading into the unknown. Over the centuries...more
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I expected more as at home we have fantastic maritime museums (Hull). This was a display educating about the Icelandic people and their relationship with the fishing industry.
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If you are interested in learning more about the fishing history of Iceland , this museum will be of interest. It does not cover the Vikings, only fishing. Packed with interesting photos, model ships, items used in fishing. It is a small museum but has a lot of interesting info
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The museum provides an insight into the fishing industry and the maritime industry. Exhibits range from the earliest of navigation equipment and fish processing machinery, fishing hooks, lines and nets. A walk out into the adjacent harbour and dry dock area will reveal sea going
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Obviously fish is an important part of Iceland's history. The museum has a large emphasis on fish both catching and processing them. There is also an interesting section on the trawler-men's lives. All the displays are marked up in native Icelandic and English. There are a lot
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The first museum that I visited in Reykjavik, and I enjoyed it. However, may not be everyone’s idea of a good time. Displays are set up to replicate the feeling of either a fishing trawler or a fishing warehouse. There are a lot of displays of implements etc of the fishing
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