1238: The Battle of Iceland Exhibition

1238 The Battle of Iceland is a great exhibition that goes a step beyond the regular history museum. The show welcomes people of all ages and offers its guests to see and participate in Icelandic history through VR. Whether visitors have great or no interest in history, the exhibition invites them to experience it in a modern and artful interactive installation.

Virtual Reality is a big part of the exhibition. The show includes modern technology that transports you into the past. There you will take part and experience one of Iceland’s most fearful battles: The battle of Örlygsstaðir. That battle had a substantial impact on Icelandic history. In other words, it was the beginning of the end of Iceland’s independence.

Experience the famous battle of Iceland from the first person’s point of view. Add this activity and simply follow the way there with the CampEasy signature tool – EasyGuide.

1238: The Battle of Iceland

Aðalgata 21, Sauðárkrókur
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The exhibition was nominated for the Heritage in Motion Awards in 2021. In other words, this competition celebrates sharing the core values of European heritage in new ways. As a result, this museum now provides a stage for the local and foreign artists. For instance, it has hosted creators and producers of films, apps, websites, and interactive experiences related to Europe’s heritage.

1238: The Battle of Iceland is the first Iceland museum that offers the guests to see and take part in history through VR

Good to know before visiting:
  • Museum offers a bistro menu with great local food, coffee, and beverages.
  • There is a souvenir and gift shop.
  • The exhibition is for guests of all ages.
  • Be ready for a mix of history and future.
  • Duration: 1 hour

The Supplier: 1238 – The Battle of Iceland

1238: The Battle of Iceland is a great exhibition that offers people of all ages to experience part of Icelandic history through VR in a modern and artful way.

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4.5/5 TripAdvisor

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