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Glaumbaer Museum

Address: Glaumbaer, Varmahlid 560, Iceland
Official website: http://www.glaumbaer.is
Phone: (0354) 453 6173
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    • simmondsi
      simmondsi
      Redwood City, CA
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      Worth a stop, interesting

      The turf-covered houses are all linked inside, it feels like being in a rabbit warren. Tolkein may have been inspired by places like this when writing the Hobbit. Interesting to see and feel what life...

      Reviewed on /Date(1598154277000+0800)/
    • happy_vegemite_too
      happy_vegemite_too
      Gold Coast
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      Very popular tourist stop

      Several small turfed cottages make up this museum, it was amazing to poke one's head inside some of these buildings and capture an idea of how people used to live here. In order to see all the imple...

      Reviewed on /Date(1577311240000+0800)/
    • Dilworth99
      Dilworth99
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      Beautiful and informative museum

      Great little museum showing how farmers lived in Iceland in past times. Stunning surroundings too next to a lovely little church. Make sure to go for a coffee and homemade traditional cake in the coff...

      Reviewed on /Date(1568274388000+0800)/
    • Roadrunner32
      Roadrunner32
      Rockville, Maryland, USA
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      Centuries old turf farmhouses

      Classic turf farmhouses date from 1750 to 1879. Grounds are enjoyable to walk, interiors have lots of interesting objects to look at. What's lacking - any real explanations as to what you're viewing. ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1567733054000+0800)/
    • Yvette C
      Yvette C
      Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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      Fascinating peek at 18th century farmhouse construction and life in Iceland

      Worth the time and expense to visit!! This farm has been inhabited since the 10th century and the turf farmstead you will visit here dates from 18th and 19th centuries. This style of the turf constr...

      Reviewed on /Date(1565508447000+0800)/

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