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Skip the Line: The National Museum of Iceland Ticket

Reykjavik, Iceland


1 hour 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland, is intended to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation from the Settlement to the present day.

The aim is to cast light on the Icelanders' past by placing the cultural heritage preserved by the National Museum in a historical context, guided by the question: What makes a nation?

The exhibition includes about 2,000 objects, dating from the Settlement Age to the present, as well as about 1,000 photographs from the 20th century.

The exhibition is conceived as a journey through time: it begins with the ship in which medieval settlers crossed the ocean to their new home, it ends in a modern airport, the Icelanders' gateway to the world.

What's Included

  • Wi-Fi
  • Lockers for luggage

What To Expect

Visit: National Museum of Iceland, Sudurgata 41, Reykjavik 101 Iceland

Our guests are welcome to visit the old home of the The Culture House (Safnahus) free of charge.

The Location

Departure time

8/15/2019 - 10/14/2022
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Reykjavik, Iceland


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Written Reviews (2)

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The staff was helpful and...

lydia s | Aug 2021

The staff was helpful and friendly and the ticketing went well . The museum is super interesting . I saw many cool artifacts surrounding Iceland’s history

I thought for what they...

Emma D | Oct 2019

I thought for what they had it was interesting but I thought there would be more about their history before Christianity.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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