Arbaer Open Air Museum , IS 110 Reykjavik ( last change : 05.07.2013 10:41:59 )

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Arbaer Open Air Museum
Guðbrandur Benediktsson
Kistuhyl 4,
IS- 110 Reykjavik
Phone : +354 411 6300    
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Arbaer was an established farm well into the 20th century, and the museum opened there in 1957. Arbaer is now an open air museum with more than 20 buildings which form a town square, a village and a farm. Most of the buildings have been relocated from central Reykjavik. Arbaer Museum tries to give a sense of the architecture and way of life in Reykjavik and during summer visitors can see domestic animals and lifestyles of the past. There are many exhibitions and events held at the Museum which highlight specific periods in Reykjavik´s history. These include craft days, vintage car displays, Christmas exhibitions and much more. There is something for everyone at Arbaer Museum.

Opening hours :
Open daily from June 1st to August 31 st from 10am-5pm.
During the winter season the Museum offers guided tours Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1pm.

Admission price :
Adults (18+): ISK 600
Children: free entrance

Offer :
The museum runs two different shops where guests can buy sweets and souvenirs.

Restaurant, Description :
During opening hours in the summer refreshments are available in Dillon´s House which was built in 1835.

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