Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

Iceland has a reputation as a unique and exotic country with its jarring mix of hot springs and glaciers and such singular attractions as hotels fashioned from ice. But even there the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft stands out as an unusual destination

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“The museum focuses on the elaborate and esoteric spells and rituals that the regional magic called for which would provide such effects as conjuring a creature to steal goat’s milk or making someone invisible. The collection features a number of artfully displayed artifacts and displays such as rune-carved pieces of wood, animal skulls, and a number of Icelandic magical staves. However the most shocking and remarkable piece is easily the so-called “necropants” which is the dried skin of a man from the waist down. These horrifying leggings were used in a spell that would supposedly bring the caster more money. ”

The museum’s website – –  includes a number of fascinating resources including a page of video resources:




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