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Where is the Yule Cat? - Treasure Trail 1.12.2017 - 6.1.2018 10:00 - 17:00

The Yule Cat has sneaked into the National Museum, and is hiding in 10 places among the objects.

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Traditional Christmas Trees 1.12.2017 - 7.1.2018 10:00 - 17:00 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

Wooden Christmas trees are on display at the Culture House on Hverfisgata. The trees belong to the National Museum of Iceland and were popular in Icelandic homes at the beginning of the 20th century. 

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Exhibition tour 23.12.2017 11:00 - 12:00 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The National Museum of Iceland offers a guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, "Making of a Nation" every Saturday at 11 am. The tour is free with museum admission.

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The Icelandic Yule 23.12.2017 12:00 - 13:00 Lecture hall

An illustrated presentation in English reviewing the beliefs and traditions of Icelandic Christmas past and present, from pagan gods to practical joking Christmas Lads. National Museum of Iceland Desember 23, 12 pm

Presenter: Terry Gunnell. Head of Folkloristics at the University of Iceland

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Exhibition tour 23.12.2017 14:00 - 15:00 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

The National Museum of Iceland offers guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, Points of View every Saturday September 15 to April 14. The tour starts at 2 pm and is free with museum admission. 

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