Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition, Reykjavik

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Learn about the construction of buildings during the time of Vikings and the settlement of Iceland through thousand-year-old artifacts in Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition. Located in Reykjavik City Museum, the exhibit features archaeological finds excavated in Aðalstræti in 2001 which represent the oldest physical evidence of human habitation in the city. A wall fragment from before 871 CE and a longhouse from the 10th century are the focal point of the exhibit. Both are preserved in their original locations. Explore the exhibit to gain an understanding of how the first settlers lived. Follow the displays using an audio guide that's available in several different languages. To visit Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition and other attractions in Reykjavik, use our Reykjavik holiday planner.
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  • This interseting museum is located near the Parliment building at the center of Reykjavik. It was a bit hard to locate as it is below ground but quite close to the Tourist Office. The excavation of a ...  read more »
  • My boyf and I spent about 3 hours at this exhibition yesterday and really enjoyed it. Although at first it looks quite small there is a lot of information to take in and some of the exhibits manage to...  read more »
  • Great place. Really intresting to go back to life as a first settler. Interactive technology with eduction which was great. As with everywhere indoors it was warm but they have free coat racks. 
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