Faroe Islands National Museum

The National Museum of the Faroe Islands has exhibitions in the museum building on Brekkutún 6 in Tórshavn. The galleries tell the natural and cultural history of the Faroe Islands. This goes back to the origin of the landmass dating back 65 mya, through the pre-settlement era and the culture etc. from the Viking Ages and the Middle Ages. Displays include rocks and minerals, birds, plants and fish, as well as items from the farming live and the maritime live in the Faroe Islands. The famous Kirkjubøstólarnir, which are parts of the original benches from the Ólavskirkjan (St. Olav’s Church) of Kirkjubøur are amongst the most valued cultural items of the National Museum on Brekkutún 6. These were in Denmark for many years but have now returned to the Faroe Islands.

Opening hours:
1. MAI – 30. SEPTEMBER
Monday – Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM
1. OCTOBER – 30. APRIL
Thursday – Sunday: 1 PM – 5 PM

6 Brekkutún 188 Hoyvík

+298 340500

[email protected]

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