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Hlidarvegur, 860, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place completely by accident, and ended up having one of the most interesting experiences of our trip. First of all, this is not the Saga Museum in Reykjavik--some reviewers have complained about the price, but the Saga Centre in Hvolsvollur is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Saga Centre today and were warmly welcomed by the proprietor . He was so friendly and showed us around. After viewing the centre we had the best burgers and homemade chips (crisps) ever! Really great authentic dining hall. Definitely worth the visit,...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Small, free museum, which is a convenient stop on the ring road. Informative introduction to the older Icelandic history and the viking era - with a focus on Njáll’s saga.

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

We went to dinner at the Valhalla Restaurant in the Saga Center and took a quick trip through the museum while we were there. There's a dress up area and interesting exhibits about the Icelandic Sagas. While there, the proprietor showed us a tapestry that...More

Thank hearts17
Reviewed 9 June 2018

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

2  Thank Sam E
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
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
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 LukasO297
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
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

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