Reykjavik Maritime Museum
August 19th 2014
Lots of fun events on Culture night 23.08.14. Free entrance.
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Welcome to the Museum by the sea. In an authentic atmosphere the museum opens the exiting world of Icelandic fisheries and costal culture. The Maritime Museum's exhibitions reveal the Icelandic maritime history throughout the ages. The main exhibitions illustrate the development from rowing boats to modern trawlers as well as describing trading vessels and routes and the construction of Reykjavik Harbor. Beside the main exhibitions, the museum offers various visiting exhibitions.
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 Hornsilid, Verbudin and Betri stofan.
Víkin 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 11am, 1pm and 2pm.