Saga MuseumCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Grandagarður 2, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
- Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +35-45111517
- Ticket Price: 2100 ISK
- Time Required: 00:45 Mins
- Tags: History Museum, Family And Kids
About Saga Museum, Reykjavik
This is a museum of folkloric history, where key moments in Icelandic history are created in life-sized exhibits. Following the chronological sequence of exhibits gives the visitors a very good idea of Icelandic national identity. Locals especially love the attention to details, as a number of the full sized replicas of important historical figures are based on tales taken out of Viking sagas and chronicles. The other items - clothing, weapons and everyday objects were made in keeping with historical traditions. It’s not a very long tour, but the exhibits are incredibly informative. The museum is located inside a building that used to be a fish house.
Saga Museum Information
- Icelandic, English, French, German and Swedish audio guides are available.
- Check out the cafe Kolog Salt.
Saga Museum Ticket Prices
- Children 800 ISK
- Students, seniors, disabled 1600 ISK
How To reach Saga Museum by Public Transport
- Grandagardur Bus Station
- Myrargata Bus station
- By Car or take a Taxi
Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Reykjavik before you plan your trip.
Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Reykjavik and book an accommodation of your choice.
Things to Know Before Visiting Saga Museum
51.09% of people who visit Reykjavik include Saga Museum in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
42.07% of people start their Saga Museum visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Saga Museum
91.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Saga Museum
Saga Museum Map
Saga Museum Trips
1 View6 Days 5 Nights6 Day Trip to Reykjavik, Thingvellir from bengalurBy: Guest UserCity: Reykjavik, Thingvellir
Saga Museum, Reykjavik Reviews
I wish I had gone to the Saga Museum at the start of my Iceland trip, as it would have set up a great foundation for the tours and other exhibitions we saw. In the span of 35-45 minutes, you walk through a "haunted-house-type" setup - the figures are superbly life-like and the placards provide historical information. The audioguide that is included as part of entrance fee plays automatically as you walk through (but slightly off-time at some points). Positive: tons of history; there's a cool film about how the museum was created, and the best part of all was the dress up room with real/heavy weapons and clothing like chain mail Negative: if you have already done many tours/museums in Iceland, the content will be old news here; there is no information/presentation on written/oral sagas here Tips: there is a discount with a Reykjavik City Card and also discount for students; prepare to spend about 1-1.5 hrs here
Loved this place! It is small but worth visiting. I like that they have like a voice guide for the whole place and you can take your time to see everything.
Cool little walk through museum with an audio guide. Only took about 25 minutes to walk through, but it was a little boring. The displays were super realistic and not too cheesy. My wife enjoyed dressing up in Viking attire after the tour.
Pretty expensive but very entertaining and informative little museum. It's got some really interesting stuff on early Icelandic history. Great for history buffs!
Perhaps I was expecting more... It is a charming little museum but it needs an update badly. Worth a quick stop, expect to spend only 0.5 hours there.
All QuestionsSaga museum
- Centro Socio Pastorale
- A.Re.Fa. SRL
- Baie Del Salento
- Diocesi Di Ugento - S.M. Di Leuca
- Santuario Santa Marina Vergine
- Mare Vostrum, Isola Di Albarella
- Campeggio Vittoria
- La Margherita
- Gest.Vill.Turistici Rosapineta SAS Di P. Brazzalotto & C
- Malibù Di Porzionato Giuseppe & C. SNC
- Parrocchia S. Antonio
- Gest.Vill.Turistici Rosapineta SAS Cartolibreria
- Villaggio Turistico Rosapineta