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Hlidarvegur, 860, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
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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 Lukas O
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

1  Thank urban67
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
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

1  Thank allabouttravell
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
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
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