Museums

The museums provide a unique insight in the culture and way of life in past centuries. Here are Local.fo’s top museum picks.

 

Faroe Islands Art Gallery Gundadalsvegur 9, Tórshavn

The collection contains about 2600 works which mainly constitute Faroese works of art. Based on an art collection assembled by the Faroe Islands Art Society and the Faroese government.

Website: www.art.fo
Phone number: +298 313579

 

National Museum Kúrdalsvegur 15, Hoyvík

To get an memorable experience of the nature, culture and history of the Faroe Islands, we recommend you to visit both the permanent exhibition and the open air museum

Website: www.tjodsavnid.fo
Phone number: +298 340500

 

SagaMuseum Fjarðavegur 2, Vestmanna

The SagaMuseum in Vestmanna Tourist Centre offers you a virtual tour of the sagas, from the very first settlers up until your days.

Website: www.puffin.fo
Phone number: +298 471500

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