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Museum of Einar Jónsson
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Museum of Einar Jónsson

Einar Jónsson (1874-1954) was Iceland’s first sculptor and the building was the country’s first art museum. The sculptor offered his works to the Icelandic people and his museum was opened ...
Reykjavík City Museum – Árbær Open Air Museum
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Reykjavík City Museum – Árbær Open Air Museum

This unique museum was founded in 1957 in order to give visitors a tangible sense of Reykjavík’s past. It comprises a village-like collection of over twenty “homes,” each of which is a ...
Museum of Photography – Reykjavík City Museum
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Museum of Photography – Reykjavík City Museum

Visit exciting Museum of Photography that focus on the capital’s rich history and contemporary culture. The museum is a repository for nearly 5 million photographs taken by amateurs and ...
Reykjavík City Museum – The Settlement Exhibition
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Reykjavík City Museum – The Settlement Exhibition

At The Settlement Exhibition in Aðalstræti visitors can experience the settlement of Iceland in late 9th century through two remarkable exhibitions. The Settlement Exhibition revolves around ...
Viðey Island – Reykjavík City Museum
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Viðey Island – Reykjavík City Museum

Viðey Island is situated just off the coast of Reykjavík. In addition to beautiful natural surroundings, ancient ruins and rich historical background, you can also see the “Imagine Peace ...
Maritime Museum – Reykjavík City Museum
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Maritime Museum – Reykjavík City Museum

Fishing has always played a major role in Iceland’s history. However, before the superbly equipped modern trawlers appeared, ordinary farmer-fishermen regularly risked their lives in order ...
Hafnarhús – Reykjavik Art Museum
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Hafnarhús – Reykjavik Art Museum

CONTEMPORARY Hafnarhús is located downtown by the harbour. Built in the 1930s, this refurbished fishery office and warehouse now houses permanent exhibitions of the works of Erró (b. 1932), ...
Reykjavik Art Museum – Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum
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Reykjavik Art Museum – Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum

SCULPTURE Ásmundarsafn (Sigtún) is the former home and workshop of the sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893-1982), who designed and mostly constructed the building himself. The museum serves ...
Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir
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Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir

MODERN Kjarvalsstaðir (Flókagata 24) is the first building in Iceland designed specifically to display works of visual art. Its doors opened in 1973 and it is named after the painter ...
Ásgrímur Jónsson Collection
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Ásgrímur Jónsson Collection

Ásgrímur Jónsson CollectionÁsgrímur Jónsson (1876–1958) is one of the pioneers of Icelandic art. He bequeathed all his works and belongings to the Icelandic people after his day.The ...