Information & Facts
Suðurgötu 41. The National Museum of Iceland is in postal
code 101, in the centre of Reykjavik
Kr1000 (adults), Kr500 (concessions), children under 18
free. Free to all on Wednesdays
Icelandic, but English is widely spoken.
The unit of currency is the Icelandic króna (ISK), plural
krónur, divided into 100 aurar. Iceland's three banks,
Íslandsbanki, Landsbanki Ísland and Búnaðarbanki, all offer foreign
exchange facilities and can be found in even the tiniest villages.
Most have ATMs on their premises, available after banking hours,
which are usually Monday to Friday from 9.15am to 4pm. Credit cards
are widely used in Iceland for purchases and cash advances, and
travellers cheques are accepted by all banks and most hotels.
Travellers cheques in US Dollars get the best exchange rate
Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 5pm (16
September to 30 April); daily from 10am to 5pm (1 May to 15
September). Closed on Christmass Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's