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Saga Museum

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“wax figures”(110 reviews)
A Viking Museum that intimately recreates key moments in Icelandic early 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. From the time of the...more
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Grandagardur 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 1517
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Honestly I'd pass on this. It's expensive for what it is: a 30 minute guided audio tour with wax figures. Several guidebooks really talk this museum up, so our group went and we were all disappointed. The tone of the narration is very dry, considering...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I think the answer to Icelandic fun lies in the great outdoors. The Saga Museum is not much to write home about.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wouldn't go out of my way to see it. Can learn more about Vikiing history from bus drivers.\ or going to the National Museum. This is a self paced 30 minute audio tour. Not cery exciting.

Thank tom646
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully, beautifully created sets and figures! The details will blow you away. There’s a mini documentary on how the museum was created and area to dress up and take pictures. The headset allows you to feel like you’re back in time along with the characters....More

Thank LynANDKev
Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the harbor, this small exhibit contains several small scenes with full scale characters, playing some important part of history, in chronological order. Take the time to read the signs and hear what is said in the audio-guide.

Thank Marcelo_EG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Audio headsets were great as you walked through the life size displays of major historical events in Iceland’s history. Learned a lot.

Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed 1 week ago

And what other museum lets you walk around with a beer while learning about their culture and history? A family run business, educating tourists about the sagas. If you don't know much about Iceland, this is a good place to start. I especially enjoyed that...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum details the story of the Viking Settlements in Iceland spaning their arrival from Norway to their continued search of Vineland. An accompanying audio guide interprets each exhibit. Hey, you can evening dress as an early Viking!!

Thank GiftedSkier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really informative and the waxworks are incredibly realistic! We had a great time learning about the history of Iceland and how people settled there. I think you are what you make of anything in this world and if u have a bad...More

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family business and the video explains how they made the wax figures to depict key events in Icelandic history. The audio guide was informative but at times went off track. There was a bit of an odor in the museum itself. Nevertheless...More

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Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't remember the exact price after conversion rates? I want to say about $20-25 a person. It was small, but one of the better museums I felt that I went to there. That and the Whale Museum. Most museums there... More