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The Vikin Maritime Museum is a maritime museum in the capital of Iceland, Reykjavík. The museum is located by the old harbour and was established in 2005. There are seven exhibitions at the museum displaying Icelandic maritime history from the early settlements to the late 20th century. An important part of the museum is the Coast Guard and rescue vessel Óðinn (pronounced Othinn). In 2008, the ship was transformed into a museum exhibit about the cod wars in the 1950s and 1970s. The ship also tells about its own history. The museum is named after the Vikin cove where the museum is located. The museum focuses authentic atmosphere of Icelandic fisheries and on the history of fishing in Iceland but displays other temporary exhibitions related to the sea.

Latitude: 64° 09' 11.52" N
Longitude: -21° 56' 56.04" W

Nearest city to this article: Seltjarnarnes

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