"If you like sagas..." Museums & Galleries Tip by brazwhazz

Museums & Galleries, ReykjavÝk Region: 11 reviews and 8 photos

  Ůjˇ­menningarh˙si­ (Culture House)
by brazwhazz

The sagas are a unique window into the history of Iceland during the Middle Ages, from the Viking era to the christianisation of the Scandinavian people.

The Ůjˇ­menningarh˙si­ (Culture House) presents a very interesting display of the medieval manuscripts telling these sagas. It is a great starting point for anyone who wishes to know more about Icelandic culture (and, perhaps, Icelanders' deep interest for books and history).

However, I don't know how this compares to the National Museum, since I did not have time to see both museums.

Address: Hverfisgata 15, 101 ReykjavÝk
Directions: Between Ingˇlfsstraeti and Smi­justÝgur
Website: http://www.thjodmenning.is/english/syningar_adal.htm

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 23, 2004
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