Entry to the National Museum of Iceland


2 Hours


All Year



Minimum Age



Discover the fascinating history of Iceland by visiting the National Museum of Iceland, where you can explore the permanent exhibition that showcases the country’s rich cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in the world of Vikings, the Icelandic Nation, and the country’s unique history.

The museum’s permanent exhibition offers a comprehensive overview of Iceland’s history, from the settlement period to the modern day. Learn about the country’s cultural and social development, art and literature, and political history. The exhibition is designed to give visitors an understanding of the Icelandic people and their way of life.

The museum’s collection of artefacts is a testament to Iceland’s culture and heritage. You’ll find everything from ancient Viking weapons to traditional Icelandic clothing and jewellery. Each artefact has a story to tell, and the museum’s knowledgeable staff is on hand to help visitors understand the significance of each item.

To enhance your visit, the museum provides an audio guide in several languages, allowing you to explore the exhibition at your own pace. The guide offers a wealth of information about the exhibits, giving visitors a deeper understanding of this nation of fire and ice.

After your visit, be sure to stop by the museum’s gift shop, where you’ll find a variety of Icelandic souvenirs and gifts. From replicated Viking costumes to handcrafted jewellery, the gift shop has something for everyone.

The National Museum of Iceland is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in discovering the stories and events that have shaped the Icelandic nation and its people. With its permanent exhibition, collection of artefacts, and audio guide in several languages, the museum offers an immersive experience that will leave you with a deeper understanding of this unique country. Book your entry ticket today and discover Iceland’s rich cultural heritage!


  • Audio guide via smartphone in English, English for kids, Icelandic, German, French, Polish, Danich, Chinese, Spanish, Swedish and Italian. Also a queer guide through the exhibition Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland in English and Icelandic.
  • Access to free WiFi

Not included

  • Transportation to and from the museum

Good to know

  • Stroller / pram accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public transportation nearby

What to bring

  • Smartphone for the audio guide

From 2,500 kr. /pp.

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