History Museums Reykjavik


HANNESARHOLT is a hidden gem a few blocks from the center of Reykjavík. Historic home of the late Hannes Hafstein, Iceland’s first Minister of State, poet and politician. Built in 1915, and remained a home until 2007, now restored and opened to the public.
  • Cafe and restaurant in the delightful dining rooms on the first floor
  • City walks from Hannesarholt of the historic center of town by appointment
  • Cultural events and musical performances year round in the music hall
  • Conference rooms – private parties
  • Historic short doc on Hannes Hafstein and the formative years of the city
HANNESARHOLT is the perfect place for a nourishing visit in a unique atmosphere, at the gate between the past and the present.



Grundarstígur 10,
101 Reykjavík
+354 511 1904

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