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The Settlement Exhibition, Reykjavik

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... The Vikings also came to these shores but those who set the curriculum obviously attach more weight to the legacy of the Romans than they do invading Norsemen; we studied them but in no great detail and so my knowledge of the Vikings is patchy at best. It took a trip all the way to Iceland ... Read review

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At Home with the Vikings

AdvantagesGood use of multi-media; packed with info but not too heavy; good value

DisadvantagesDimly lit

"Growing up in the shadow of Hadrianĺs Wall school children in the north east of England learn perhaps more about the Romans than most kids and with umpteen excavated sites within an hourĺs drive there were plenty of opportunities to see how the Romans lived and what they left behind. The Vikings also came to these shores but those who set the curriculum obviously attach more weight to the legacy of the Romans than they do invading Norsemen; we studied ..." Read review
08.05.2013

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Star Trek comes to Reykjavik Review with images

AdvantagesCentral location, superb use of technology, and not expensive either

DisadvantagesNone that I can think of

"The Settlement Exhibition is a relatively new addition to the cultural landscape in Reykjavik, having only been opened to the public for a couple of years. It is situated on A­alstrŠti in the centre of the oldest district of the city, and the remains of the Viking settlement that form the focus of the display were uncovered during construction work for a new hotel in 2003. Public interest in the discovery was so great that the government decided to ..." Read review
19.10.2009

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