The Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavik
The Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavik

The Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavik

Calling all history lovers! Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day out in Iceland? If so, make sure to visit The Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavik! The amazing centre celebrates Iceland’s Viking age history, through interactive exhibitions. The centre is located underground in Reykjavik town centre and features an open Viking age excavation. Interestingly, the site was discovered during building work, and it dates back to the earliest Viking settlements in the country.

Where can I find The Settlement Exhibition?

The centre is located in the city centre of Reykjavik, not far from the Embassy of Canada and the Latvian Monument.

The centre uses modern immersive technology to bring visitors as close as possible to the Viking age. Through guided tours, visitors can immerse themselves in this unique settlement, all while learning as much as possible about their culture and way of life. Along with this, the museum is part of the Reykjavik City Museum, which is one museum on five different sites. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and explore the fantastic Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavik!

  • Open every day from 9 am to 6 pm.
  • Adult admission starts at 1,800kr, and children go free.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Gift shop.
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