Reykjavik Maritime Museum

Reykjavik Maritime Museum

Current Exhibitions. Icelanders have from the time of settlement depended on fishing. 

The settlement at Faxaflói Bay was founded on fisheries and fish processing. Since the 19th century, the growth of Reykjavik and nearby Hafnarfjörður was mostly based on the fisheries, as well as improved living conditions in the 20th century. 

The fishing industry has been the foundation of prosperity in Iceland.

The role of Viking-Maritime Museum in Reykjavik is to present a living record of this most dynamic aspect of Iceland's history.

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 until 17:00 
Guided tours of the Guard Vessel Óðinn daily at 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00