Njál’s Saga Centre

At the Saga Centre guests are introduced to two periods of Icelandic history that have influenced the southern communities. In the exhibitions you will take a glance back in to the Viking age, with the well-known Njáls saga, and the last 100 years of trade in South Iceland and the Icelandic cooperative society. Audio guides are provided.

The Saga Centre is a pioneer of historical and cultural tourism in Iceland. Unique Njal´s Saga Exhibition in several languages, Art Gallerí, Saga Hall – replica of an old Viking Hall with historical refreshments, Model of Thingvellir AD 1000, Co-Op Museum, Njal´s Saga Tapestry in progress (everybody can take part) and an elegant Souvenir Shop with local Art and learned books. Viking-costumes and weapons for kids to play with. Guided tours around Njal´s Saga region avilable.

Opening hours Week days:
Saturdays: Sundays:
May 15th – September 15th: 09:00-18:00 09:00-18:00 09:00-18:00
September 16th – May 14th: Closed 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00
Also open on request.

Hlíðarvegur 14 860 Hvolsvöllur

487-8781, 618-6143

[email protected]


Open all year round.



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