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Snorrastofa

Reykholt 320, Iceland
+354 433 8000
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Historic place!

Reykholt is a small village which could be easily overlooked. However, it was once an important... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunny E
Informative Museum

We loved our visit here. Sigrun, the woman who runs the museum really made Snorri and the Eddas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
acstarr
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
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Travellers talk about
“his life” (2 reviews)
“egil's saga” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Reykholt 320, Iceland
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+354 433 8000

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Reykholt is a small village which could be easily overlooked. However, it was once an important town, not least because Snorri, one of Iceland's most prominent and important figures of the Middle Ages, lived here. The museum is located in the basement of the village's...More

Thank Sunny E
Sigrun Þ, Public Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

dear Sunny E, thank you for your review :) best wishes Sigrún Thormar

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit here. Sigrun, the woman who runs the museum really made Snorri and the Eddas come alive for us. She gave us a lot of in depth information which really helped my son with his home school history project about the Vikings...More

Thank acstarr
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were interested in learning about the life and the work of the great Snorri Sturluson, so we decided to visit the museum. But once we get there we were welcomed by Sigrun, who guided us through the Cultural Centre and the museum. She not...More

Thank Mauro R
Sigrun Þ, Public Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

dear Mauro, thank you so much for your visit and for your kind review. Hope to see you again in Snorrastofa sometime :) best wishes, Sigrún

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Plan to start early and spend time reviewing the displays. If you are really into the Snorri Sturluson Sagas, try to arrange a lecture from Gunnar Thor Bjarnason, historian. Very knowledgeable! Time your visit before lunch and ask about the doughnuts! There is a good...More

Thank Morris-Madison
Sigrun Þ, Public Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank You so much for your kind review! best wishes and hopfully see you again, Sigrún Þormar

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped here as we were running early for a glacier tour and were not disappointed! What an interesting place with so much information on Icelandic history! We also wandered around and saw Snorri's Pool and surrounding area. Highly recommend!!

Thank Michelle K
Sigrun Þ, Public Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Michelle, Thank you so much for your kind words, happy that you enjoyed the visit to Snorrastofa. best wishes Sigrún

Reviewed 18 November 2016

Please take the the time to visit this beautiful and historic facility that is very important in Icelandic history. If your lucky enough to meet project manager Sigrun Thormar you are in for a treat. She is a walking encyclopedia of both the facilty and...More

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Sigrun Þ, Public Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Dear visitor from Colorado! thank you so much for your kind words, I will try to live up to the expecations :) Best wishes Sigrún

Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a very significant site for Icelanders. It is the site/"home" of the saga writer Snorri Sturlusson. If you are travelling to Husafell you must stop here and learn more about him. There is a museum and shop and the facility is well used...More

1  Thank Ali921
Sigrun Þ, Guest Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you for your kind review of our Guest reception and institute. Hope to see you soon agani. Kind regards, Sigrun Thormar Snorrastofa project leader

Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very interesting museum but I found I came away from it wanting to learn more (whereas usually I have information overload). There was an IPAD which in hindsight but have been helpful. Still got a bit of a perspective on the impact of this...More

1  Thank Kim M
Sigrun Þ, Guest Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you for your review. kind regards, Sigrun Thormar project manager

Reviewed 15 August 2016

If you are a hardcore lover of Icelandic history, culture, and literature, you will want to make a pilgrimage to Reykholt, a short half-day drive from Reykjavik. This was the home base of Snorri Sturluson, the chieftain, lawgiver, diplomat, traveler, scholar, historian and saga-writer (Prose...More

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Sigrun Þ, Guest Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you for your kind review. kind regards, Sigrun ThormarSnorrastofa project manager

Reviewed 18 July 2016

An excellent museum and beautiful surrounding farm with the including hot pot intact of the writer, scholar and chieftain Snorri Sturluson. This man was elected twice as lawspeaker at the Althing and is author of Prose Edda, credited as author of Egil's Saga. The area...More

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Sigrun Þ, Guest Relations Manager at Snorrastofa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you for your kind review. kind regards, Sigrun ThormarSnorrastofa project manager

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