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Natural History Museum of Kopavogur

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Address: Hamraborg 6a, Reykjavik 200, Iceland
Phone Number:
+354 441 7200
09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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This is a small museum in the basement of a library and it is worth a visit. My husband and I went, picked up the English guide, as all signage is in Icelandic. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2015
Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

This is a small museum in the basement of a library and it is worth a visit. My husband and I went, picked up the English guide, as all signage is in Icelandic. The guide was not all inclusive, but it was a big help. They have many of the birds and sea life in Iceland for viewing. I have... More 

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Keflavik, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This museum is in Kópavogur, a town right next to Reykjavík. The correct address is Hamraborg 6a, Kópavogur, bus route 1 from Reykjavík.

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san francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013

First off --- there are no elephants living in Iceland --- not sure of where this photo came from, but it was not taken in Iceland. Second --- it is a small basement museum --- interesting (glad I went), but you will not miss much if you do not go. It is in the basement of the library (see photo... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

Positioned directly on bus station. Easy to reach but hard to find. It is in library building, downstairs. Free entry. Excellent place to learn about Iceland and Atlantic wildlife. Stones and minerals collection is very interesting. Birds, fishes and animals are well presented, but you must be biologist to identify species - names written in Latin and Icelandic language. Really... More 

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