Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland 1.9.2004 - 1.12.2100 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland, is intended to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation from the Settlement to the present day.

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From mire to metal 30.4.2022 - 29.1.2023 The Corner - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

In the past, iron smelting from bog iron was performed in Iceland. The use of metallurgical furnaces called bloomeries were used to smelt iron throughout the Middle Ages. Thereafter the practice steadily declined until it was completely abandoned in the 17th or 18th century. The knowledge of this ancient craftmanship has since been forgotten to time, leaving numerous questions about the bloomery process unanswered.

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My Favourite Things: Weary casket, silver spoon and knickers (with a hole) 5.11.2022 - 17.9.2023 The Arc Hall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The exhibition juxtaposes information gathered from probate inventories preserved at the National Archives and the artifact collections of the National Museum in order to dive into the material world of people in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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