Things to Do Reykjanesbær

Reykjanesbær is the capital of Reykjanes and is a young, vibrant, and rapidly growing town on the peninsula. The town is bordered by Njarðvík and Keflavik.

Reykjanesbær is home to pristine natural scenery and cultural elements.  When travelling Iceland by car, this is a place you don’t want to miss. There’s plenty to do and see, especially if you're already in South Iceland.

Keflavik Iceland

Viking World Museum

The Viking World Museum commemorates the life and culture of the Vikings that settled Iceland centuries ago. The museum is home to a replica of the Gokstad Viking Ship, which is suspended in the air, allowing visitors to get an up-close look at the workmanship. Visitors can also tour the inside of the ship.

This is the place to go if you want to learn about the Vikings and their deep-rooted history in the region.

The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll

The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll is one of the most unique places to visit in Reykjanesbær. The museum details the history and transformation of Icelandic pop and rock music, dating all the way back to 1830 and to present times.

In the museum, you'll find some of the most notable works of Icelandic artists portrayed, including:

  • Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson
  • Sigur Rós
  • Björk
  • Mugison
  • Of Monsters and Men

Duus Museum

Another worthwhile attraction in Reykjanesbær is the Duus Museum. The museum is an art and cultural center and has exhibition halls for concerts, local museums, and mixed cultural activities. In the Duus Museum, you'll find history, nature, and fine art.

Head outdoors and soak in the views of the beautiful Keflavik Bay. Follow one of the many footpaths, and you may just catch a quick glimpse of whales in the sea.

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