Museums & Statues
Vágar's history is well preserved in the town museums and the World War II war museum. If you are interested in knowing more about the island's history and step back in time, these places are definitely worth visiting. Explore artifacts, photographs and documents that tell the stories of how daily life once used to be.
The island pays tribute to some of the island's historical figures and figures from local legends with beautiful statues.
The museum Kálvalíð in Miðvági is one of the first local museums in Faroe Islands.
Krígssavnið - War museum
The WW2 War Museum will tell you the largely unknown role the Faroe Islands played in the war
Sørvágur Village Museum
Sørvágur Village Museum displays historical artifacts and items.
The Nix Statue
In the lake of Sørvágsvatn/Leitisvatn there is a statue of the Nix formed as a horse.
Statue of Mikkjal á Ryggi
Located outside his childhood home í Beitinum in Miðvágur, the statue depicts the renowned writer Mikkjal á Ryggi
The shepherd of Sondum statue
The shepherd of Sondum in Sandavágur is a man of legend.
Jens Pauli Heinesen Memorial Statue
Memorial statue for famous writer Jens Pauli Heinesen from Sandavágur
V. U. Hammershaimb memorial Statue
Hammershaimb is the father of the Faroese written language.