Step into the Viking Age

Aðalstræti 16, 101 Reykjavík

01, October 2019 - 30, April 2022 (see calendar for other dates)
Open from 10.00am - 5.00pm

General Admission See on official website

An open excavation where Viking ruins meet digital technology. Just below ground in downtown Reykjavík, this open excavation uncovers the city’s Viking Age history. Discovered during building work in 2001, these archaeological remains turned out to be the earliest evidence of human settlement in the city, with some dating to before AD 871±2. Careful excavation revealed a 10th-century hall or longhouse, which is now preserved in its original location as the focal point of the exhibition. Interactive technology immerses you in the world of the Reykjavík farm at the time of the first settlers, including how Viking Age buildings were constructed and what life was like in the hall. The Settlement Exhibition is part of Reykjavík City Museum: One Museum in five unique places.

Similar events

Fish & Folk | Exhibition
Skull & Skeleton Workshop
The Return of the King│Sigurður Unnar Birgisson
Melckmeyt 1659 | Exhibition
Karólína the Weaver│Exhibition in the Granary
Come and play! | Exhibition
Reunion │Anna Elín Svavarsdóttir
Your Very Own Library Mystery | Exhibition & Scavenger Hunt
Consumption – Reykjavík in the 20th century | Exhibition
Guided tour│Árbær Open Air Museum
Hello Universe
Ásgrímur Jónsson / Home of an artist
do it (home)
Club I For all anime fans ages 13-16 Grófinni
Club I For Harry Potter fans ages 13-16
Sögusafnið / The Saga Museum
Autumn Break | Time to clown around
Paper Plane Folding
A Clownish Storytime