Reykjavik Maritime Museum
January 8th 2016
December 1st 2015
In December the Maritime museum offers a special Christmas treasure hunt for the whole family. Can you find all the old Yule lads that are hiding in the museum?
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Fishing has always played a major role in Iceland's history. However, before the superbly equipped modern trawlers appeared, ordinary farmer-fishermen regularly risked their lives in order to feed their families. See the craft and tools they used through the ages in this beautifully appointed maritime museum. Special attraction: the Coast Guard Vessel Óðinn. Welcome aboard!
At the museum there are various temporary exhibitions every year, all have that in common that they are connected to fishing and the ocean. The main exhibitions rooms for these exhibitions are Hornsílið, Verbúðin and Betri stofan.
Reykjavík Maritime Museum
In an authentic atmosphere, the Museum opens the exiting world of Icelandic fisheries and costal culture
The Coast Guard Vessel Ódinn is an important part of the Maritime Museum as one of the main exhibition.
Guided tours daily at 13, 14 & 15.