01.01.1900 - 18.12.2016

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Immerse yourself in the sights, smells and sounds of a traditional Icelandic Christmas at Árbær Open Air Museum.

The ever popular Christmas program, at Árbær Open Air Museum has become a fixture of the Reykjavík´s Christmas calendar. Visitors, young and old, will enjoy experiencing the Christmas preparation and celebration of days gone by. This includes preparation of traditional Icelandic Christmas food and crafts, for example candle making.

Playful Yule Lads (traditional Icelandic Santa Clauses) peep through windows and play tricks on guests. Traditional Christmas sweets will be on offer in the General Store, hot chocolate at the Museum’s coffee shop and much more.

Admission fee for adults 18+ is 1500 ISK but free for children undir age of 18 years and people over 70 years old. Owner of the Reykjavik City Card also get a free entrance. 

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