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Get a window into the Iceland of the past at Skogasafn. What started as a humble private collection more than half a century ago has developed into a true museum. See historical houses and workshops, a consecrated church, and a schoolhouse. The collection of artifacts includes authentic pieces of furniture, tools, home appliances, handicrafts, and, of course, fishing boats, which have always played an important role in Iceland's economy. The latest addition to the complex, the Museum of Transport, tells the story of communication technology development in Iceland. If you're visiting with a larger group, make a reservation in advance. Skogasafn is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Skogar Edition.
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  • Museum created in 1949 by Tomasson. consisting of a series of buildings brought from different parts of the island, as a church, a school, the typical houses... One of them belongs to his own great-grandfather. Interesting to know the Icelandic tradition.
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  • A complete tour of Island history. Perfect for kids (from 6-7). You can visit old houses that shows the way islanders were living.  more »
  • We'd been in Scandinavia for a while, and Iceland for the better part of a week when we found this great local museum. This was the museum which made all of the more 'curated' museums we saw in Reykja...  more »

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