We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saga Center

Hlidarvegur, 860, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
011-354-487-8781
Website
Save
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“co op” (3 reviews)
“small museum” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Hlidarvegur, 860, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
CONTACT
Website
011-354-487-8781
Write a ReviewReviews (67)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"co op"
in 3 reviews
"historical context"
in 2 reviews
"small museum"
in 4 reviews
"rainy day"
in 2 reviews
"ring road"
in 3 reviews
"viking"
in 18 reviews
"tapestry"
in 19 reviews
"cooperative"
in 4 reviews
"panel"
in 5 reviews
"project"
in 5 reviews
"stitch"
in 4 reviews
"display"
in 10 reviews
"artifacts"
in 3 reviews
"overview"
in 4 reviews
"christina"
in 2 reviews
"insight"
in 5 reviews
"centre"
in 12 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank N D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank TrotaAye3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Lukas O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Chantalstarr
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

As many things, extremely expensive so we didn't even bother to go in. Personal didn't even say hello

1  Thank urban67
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 June 2017

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.

Thank travelfun001
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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

Thank allabouttravell
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Worth a quick stop. Reading the stories was very interesting. Took some fun photos and were quite entertained for a short time.

Thank Lorelei M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Owl h
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This museum is well done, and the staff are quite friendly. They currently have volunteers working on what will be the world's longest banner, depicting scenes from Iceland's history.

Thank usmgirl
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Hvolsvollur Hotels
Hotel Hvolsvollur
159 reviews
.10 km away
Hotel Ranga
1 814 reviews
4.96 km away
Stracta Hotel
606 reviews
12.39 km away
River Hotel
54 reviews
13.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Eldsto Art Cafe & Restaurant
231 reviews
.34 km away
Midgard Base Camp Restaurant
34 reviews
.56 km away
Gallery Pizza
133 reviews
.08 km away
Seljaveitingar Ehf
24 reviews
.70 km away
Nearby Attractions
Midgard Adventure
316 reviews
.54 km away
Lava Centre
186 reviews
.74 km away
Njalurefill
7 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Saga Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;