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The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum
Art Museums/GalleriesReykjavik

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum exhibits works by the modernistic sculptor Sigurjón Ólafsson (1908-1982). It was founded by the artist’s widow, who had their home and his studio at Laugarnes converted to house a large collection of his sculptures, sketches and biographical material. The museum also sponsors various cultural programmes and its weekly summer concerts have become popular events in the cultural ...
National Museum of Iceland
History MuseumsReykjavik

National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum displays objects that provide insight into Icelandic cultural history – displays that encourage visitors to dwell on the past, present, and future. It is the oldest museum in the country and celebrated its 150th birthday in 2013. At the museum you can explore the permanent exhibition Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland which is intended to provide insight into the ...
Viking World
History MuseumsReykjanes

Viking World

Visit Viking World And… Experience what it was like to sail a viking ship from Scandinavia to the east cost of North America! The viking ship is an exact replica of a ninth-century viking ship and was sailed across the Atlantic to New York as a part of the millennial celebration of Leifur Eiríksson’s journey to the New World.Vikings Of The North Atlantic At the museum you will The Story of the Viking ...
The Nordic House
Reykjavik

The Nordic House

The Nordic House is an icon of Nordic aesthetics and a cultural institution intended to foster and support cultural connections between Iceland and the Nordic countries. The building is an architectural gem situated in Vatsnmýri, only a 10-minute walk from Reykjavík city centre. The Nordic House organises a diverse program of exhibitions, events, and activities of note in the Icelandic cultural calendar. ...