Gljufrasteinn - Laxness Museum, Reykjavik

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  • We visited this home of the Nobel prize winning author as a result of hearing about him on a tour. It was a very interesting and enjoyable visit even if you have little knowledge of his work. You pay....  more »
  • Before going to Iceland, I read almost every book by Laxness. He is one of my favorite authors and is Iceland's only Nobel Prize winner. So, to be able to visit his house outside of Reykjavik was a....  more »
  • The atmosphere in the museum is just amazing. You are welcommed by friendly staff and a video about the life of Halldór Laxness. Next you go to the house itself and with an informative headphone...  more »
  • Very authentic and interesting, we were allowed to visit every room with an audio guide which was very informative. There was also a very nice music rehearsal taking place during our visit
  • A most interesting place. Must visit.
  • Very enjoyable to learn about this famous Icelandic writer.The house tour is interesting, showing how he lived along with his some of his art collection.
  • Great audio tour and super friendly staff
  • Exciting conservation impeccable home where he lived and wrote Laxness. Walk in the surrounding nature was unforgettable.
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