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Only in Iceland for a week so every day is precious. We picked out a couple of museums in this area for a visit and drove an hour to get to the area. One was the Saga Centre - we arrived well within scheduled opening...More
The museum is a 30 minutes walk with an audio guide telling some stories of the Vikings through wax figures. It’s okay, but the stories are cut a bit too short, we found reading them in the guidebook provides more info. The wax figures aren’t...More
Unless you want to read a detailed account with weak images of what happened in the Njala saga, you can skip it. It is a good snippit of ancient history of iceland but the images are weak and could use a little more interactive displays.
our stop at the saga center was ok. they tell you in a beautiful way the popular icelandig saga about nial and his family. although the museum is made very nicely you will have to read a lot. you should take your time and be...More
Leaving negative reviews is a rarity for me. However, I utilize trip advisor to get the most out of the time and money I spend to vacation, so I want to save someone else from this experience.
I love history and was hoping to learn...More
We visited on a rainy day and it was interesting to read the story ... I hadn't realized what the "sagas" were so informative that way. The story is told with panels and there are a few "artifacts" as well.
We really enjoyed our recent trip to the Saga centre. We wanted to learn more about the Icelandic Sagas and so we found the experience quite informative. The museum focused on Njall's Saga (one of the most famous sagas, which also happened to take place...More
Our guesthouse hostess recommended this museum because I was quizzing her about the history of the area and her family. We arrived 1/2 hour before closing so we got a discount and couldn't read every display thoroughly. However it was very interesting to see description...More