Art Museums/Galleries Reykjavik

National Gallery of Iceland

The National Gallery of Iceland, established in 1884, is a leading art museum containing many of the main art pieces from Icelandic art culture. Its collection consists mainly of 19th, 20th, and 21st century art. The museum also possesses a fine collection of international art. Collection, conservation, research, education, and presentation of Icelandic and international art are the principal functions of the National Gallery. The gallery primarily hosts exhibitions of Icelandic and international art, in conjunction with its informative and educational role. The National Gallery comprises four exhibition rooms in addition to the Vasulka Chamber – a space dedicated to electronic and digital art. The National Gallery also plays host to a pleasant café-restaurant, and a gallery shop with artistic gifts, art books, and design articles.

  • Exhibition rooms
  • Gallery shop
  • Café –  2nd floor
  • Library –  Laufásvegur 12

Guided tours, check our webpage:

Special guided tours and guidance in foreign languages by agreement.
Tel. for scheduling: +354 515 9600 / +354 515 9612

Information about the exhibitions tel. +354 878 0901

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