Herring Era Museum, Siglufjordur
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At first glance this seems to be a typical tourist trap. But it turns out that the performance these folks put on is not only entertaining but also educational. The museum and actors are preserving th... more »
I don't usually do museums but this one was very interesting. You cant believe some of the cramped conditions the herring girls lived in more »
We were only able to see some of the museum since we arrived late in the day. However, what we saw was detailed, interesting and really amazing. It is well worth a visit.
Three multi-floored buildings details the herring era in Iceland. Everything from fishing the herring, processing them, to it’s by-products. Additionally it’s history with famous people are included. The lifestyle and work of those involved whether directly or indirectly. Lastly, it’s use in the two world wars and the current state of the fishing industry of Iceland. There is a small section on a fisherman who sailed the seven seas preaching the gospel too.
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