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National Museum

The recently refurbished National Museum of Iceland is the best place to become acquainted with the folklore, history and culture of this fascinating nation. The museum contains around 3,000 artefacts, including medieval settlers' tools, agricultural and nautical implements, ancient carvings and Viking relics.

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 charges.

Opening Times
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 Day
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