Art Museums/Galleries Reykjavik

Museum of Design and Applied Art

The Museum of Design and Applied Art is the only museum in Iceland that specialises in the field of Icelandic design and applied art. It houses a collection of 3,000 objects such as furniture, graphic design, textile, clothing, ceramics, glass, and jewellery. It is located in Garðabær, a municipality of roughly 15,000 inhabitants, situated a short drive from the central Reykjavík area. The museum hosts four to six exhibitions every year, featuring both Icelandic and international design. Visitors can seek out Icelandic design as well as literature in the museum store.

Directions By car: Route 40 and 41. By public transport: Bus no. 1 to Ásgarður.

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