Hassle-Free Entrance Ticket to the National Museum of Iceland

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Þjóðminjasafnið, Suðurgata, Reykjavík, Iceland
1,5 hours
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Embark on a journey through Icelandic history and culture with a visit to the National Museum of Iceland. History enthusiasts, curious travelers, or those eager to learn about Icelandic heritage should book this ticket now. 

Purchasing your ticket in advance ensures you can skip the lines at the museum and maximize your time there. It also saves you money in case of cost increases in the future.

Your journey begins as you enter the National Museum, where the past and present intertwine. Travel through time, discovering artifacts and displays encouraging a deeper understanding of the past and present. Visiting the museum gives you a renewed perspective on the Icelandic people, their culture, and the lessons they learned from previous generations.

Because it's open daily from 10:00 to 17:00, you'll have ample time to explore the National Museum's remarkable collection. Each exhibit reveals a chapter of Iceland's evolution from the Viking era to modern times. 

Engage with multimedia installations that bring the stories to life, including interactive displays and exciting films. Marvel at the creativity of the Icelandic people as you witness their cultural heritage unfold before your eyes.

The National Museum also provides a range of facilities to ensure a comfortable and accessible visit.

Wheelchair accessibility, stroller rentals, and multilingual audio guides are available to cater to diverse needs. Take a break at the museum's cafe, where you can enjoy light refreshments and quality coffee and soak in the ambiance of this cultural haven.

Make sure you visit the museum shop while there. Browse through an array of specially produced goods, handicrafts, and an extensive selection of books on Icelandic language, art, and culture. The shop has a stylish and educational atmosphere, allowing you to bring a piece of Icelandic heritage home.

The museum is on the west side of Hljomskalagardurinn Park and just southwest of Tjornin Lake in the city center. Therefore, you could stroll through these peaceful green spaces after your visit.

This location also makes the museum easy to visit for all travelers staying at hotels in central Reykjavik. If you are staying slightly out of the city, it is easy to arrange public transport with the regular bus service. There is also parking in the city for those who rent a car.

Take advantage of the opportunity to visit the National Museum of Iceland, a great place to learn about all aspects of Icelandic culture and history. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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The Museum offers a free audio guide through the permanent exhibition via smartphones. You can choose from these languages: Icelandic, English, Danish, German, Italian, French, Swedish, Spanish, and Polish. There is also a special audio guide for children in Icelandic and English.


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Opening Hours: The museum is open daily 10:00–17:00.

Accessibility: There are elevators between floors. Wheelchairs and strollers are available at the reception.

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