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National Center for Cultural Heritage

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Why locals love it

The Culture center serves as a venue for Icelandic national heritage. It hosts various exhibitions which on selected national treasures. Old manuscrips, for example from the Icelandic sagas, are exhibitioned here.

Why you should visit it

Iceland is a big literature country and the locals are very proud of their heritage. The manuscripts displayed are incredibly well-preserved and the staff is extremely knowledgable.

Special tip

They offer guided tours in English four times a week and once in a while in danish.

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I worked there last winter and this place is a hidden diamond in the city. Most locals don't know about this place, they think it is some kind of an embassy, but this a museum with a café located in it. If you want to disappear for a couple of hours in Reykjavík and consume some of Iceland's unusual history, this is the right place!
Daníel Daníelsson
Local
February 13, 2017

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