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The Settlement Exhibition

Step into the Viking Age

An open excavation where Viking ruins meet digital technology.

Just below ground in downtown Reykjavík, this open excavation uncovers the city’s Viking Age history.

Discovered during construction work, then carefully excavated, these remnants of the past are the earliest evidence of human settlement in the city.

Family friendly, including a children’s activity area, this multimedia exhibition uses creative technology to immerse you in the Viking Age.

The Settlement Exhibition is part of Reykjavík City Museum – one museum in five unique places.

Aðalstræti 16, 101 Reykjavík
+354 411 6300
The ticket is also valid for the Reykjavík … the story continues exhibition in Aðalstræti 10


Daily 10-17, Jun-Aug: guided tours at 11 AM on weekdays from June to August.


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