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Viking World

Vikingworld is located at the seaside in the town of Reykjanesbær with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. Vikingworld is a five exhibition museum along with a settlement zoo, a playground and an outdoor classroom.

The biggest attraction of Vikingworld is the magnificent Viking ship the Icelander built by the Icelandic ship builder Mr Gunnar Marel Eggertsson in 1996 who used an authentic ninth century viking ship as a model. He concentrated on using the same material and methods as the Vikings did. But Gunnar did not stop at that but took the Icelandair on a journey and sailed it to New York in 2000 as a part of the millennial celebration of Leifur Eiríksson’s journey to the New World.

News and Bulletins

  • 02.04.2014

    Kindergarten Holt is receiving award for their Etwinning project

    This video of the happy kids from the kindergarten Holt was recorded during their visit at Viking World, where they express their happiness by dancing with excitement.

  • 17.01.2014

    Booming Vikingworld

    Vikingworld in the town of Reykjanes keeps attracting visitors. Guests have continued to grow in number ever since the museum was opened in 2009. From the year 2011 there has been an increase in number of guests of 145% and they were 21,000 altogether in 2013 thereof 14,000 foreign tourists.

  • 20.12.2013

    New Web for Vikingworld Revealed

    Today a new web for Vikingworld was revealed, vikingaheimar.is.

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