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Skrimslasetrid -Monster Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Sense of humor

The people who created this museum have a sense of humor! They do not take their subject too... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
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A worthwhile stop while driving through the Westfjords

This places seems to be a combination of a science museum, a traveling carnival and a grandmother's... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Strandgata 7, Bildudalur 465, Iceland
+354 456 6666
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

"Cheesy and Great!" Okay first off, the staff at the front paint a great picture with their story telling ability. They explain a bit about where the legends come from and really get you into the right "mood" for the exhibit. It is a smaller...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The people who created this museum have a sense of humor! They do not take their subject too seriously and it is very fun to go through it. There may be serious information to be gleaned, but my main reaction was just a big smile.

Thank MaryORichardson
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This places seems to be a combination of a science museum, a traveling carnival and a grandmother's attic. Quirky, spooky, and completely unexpected, it's worth stopping for an hour to stretch your legs and your imagination!

Thank Keshira haLev F
Reviewed 3 August 2018

My family and I visited this little museum and we really enjoyed it I think we spent about 40 mins inside. The sea monster stories are very interesting and I really like the way they decorated the museum both inside and outside. There is a...More

Thank Debbie903
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This elaborate and well designed little museum is worth a visit. You only need about an hour, but the interactive displays are fun and if you like stories of monster you'll like this. Was surprised by how much I liked it.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

While not overly large this museum does a great job of setting the tone and presenting the stories of sea monsters. We enjoyed our time there and could have stayed longer looking at everything. It cost 1200 kr per person which we thought was very...More

Thank Emilie K
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Gives an insight into local folkore in sea monsters. It is not a big museum (4-5 rooms), making it just about right as a short stop to relieve your kids from sitting in the car all day.

Thank stevenNijhuis
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

September 4 -3:30 pm. Website says they are open till Sept 10. Sign on door says open daily 10 am - 6pm. 50 km on dirt roads over mountain pass in rain one way to find a locked door and a dark building. Thanks for...More

Thank Rikk F
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Very small but done very nicely. With a small gift and coffee shop attached. Covers the topic of local sea monsters which, if real, would be a bit scary to bump into on a wind swept beach. A nice place to pop into while exploring...More

Thank schizofitscho
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It was interesting and fun, but a little expensive for a museum so small (then again we are in Iceland...) The setting in the museum was great.

Thank Jenny A
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