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Duus Safnahús
Art Museums/GalleriesHistory MuseumsNatural Science MuseumsNiche MuseumsReykjanes

Duus Safnahús

Welcome to DuushúsDuus safnahús is the Art and Cultural Center of Reykjanesbær. It houses the exhibition halls for the local museums, concert halls and halls for mixed cultural activities. Café Duus offers refreshments.8 Exhibition Halls: The Reykjanes Art MuseumThe Reykjanes Art Museum The Reykjanes Geopark visitor centre The Reykjanes Heritage Museum The Reykjanes Maritime Center ...
The Culture Houses of Kópavogur
Art Museums/GalleriesLibrariesNatural Science MuseumsReykjavik

The Culture Houses of Kópavogur

Gerðarsafn Art Museum and the Natural History Museum of Kópavogur along with Kópavogur Public Library and the concert hall Salurinn form the Culture Houses of Kópavogur. Museum’s. Located at the heart of Kópavogur, the Culture Houses can be reached in only 10-15 minutes by bus from Reykjavik center. Gerðarsafn is a progressive museum with an emphasis on modern and contemporary art. The exhibition program ...
Gljúfrasteinn – Laxness Museum
Niche MuseumsParks and places of interestReykjavik

Gljúfrasteinn – Laxness Museum

Gljúfrasteinn - Laxness Museum was the home of writer Halldór Laxness (Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955) and his family for more than half a century. He was a prolific writer during his long career and his books have been translated into 43 languages and published in more than 500 editions. The house is open as a museum, where the author’s home is preserved just as it was when he lived and worked ...
Mosfellsbær Art Gallery / Mosfellsbær Library
Art Museums/GalleriesLibrariesReykjavik

Mosfellsbær Art Gallery / Mosfellsbær Library

Mosfellsbær Art Gallery opened in 2005 and is a part of the town's public library. Both the gallery and the library are a central part of the cultural life of Mosfellsbær and frequently attended by locals and visitors alike. The gallery hosts about ten exhibitions a year with each one lasting around five weeks. Mosfellsbær Art Gallery is an exciting small town gallery hosting exhibitions by experienced ...
The Library of Hafnarfjörður
LibrariesReykjavik

The Library of Hafnarfjörður

The Library of Hafnarfjörður has a wide collection of books, DVDs, audiobooks, magazines and CDs. The Music Department is the largest one in a public library in Iceland. The German Library is part of the Library of Hafnarfjörður. There is a wide range of books in English, the Nordic languages and Polish. Polish storytelling hours are held weekly during the winter. The Internet Café is situated on the 1st ...
Hafnarborg
Art Museums/GalleriesReykjavik

Hafnarborg

Hafnarborg – The Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art has two exhibition galleries with changing exhibitions, ranging from contemporary art to works by the pioneers of Icelandic art. Exhibitions from the collection are a regular part of the program. Hafnarborg has a mu­seum shop with books and contemporary design and a restaurant on the ground floor. Concerts are an important part of the program. ...
The Icelandic Phallological Museum
Nature MuseumsNiche MuseumsReykjavik

The Icelandic Phallological Museum

The Icelandic Phallological Museum is one of the most informative, humorous, and unusual museums in the world. The world famous “Penis museum” in Reykjavik is the only museum in the world to contain a collection of phallic specimens belonging to all the various types of mammal found in a single country. The founder, Sigurður Hjartarson started the collection 40 years ago and made it first accessible to the ...
Hafnarfjörður Museum
History MuseumsReykjavik

Hafnarfjörður Museum

Hafnarfjörður Museum is a museum of cultural artefacts and photographs of Hafnarfjörður town. The cultural area represented in Hafnarfjörður Museum is the town of Hafnarfjörður and the surrounding region. Hafnarfjörður Museum consists of six houses and at all times there are nine exhibitions shedding light on the history and culture of the area. ...
Museum of Design and Applied Art
Art Museums/GalleriesReykjavik

Museum of Design and Applied Art

Museum of Design and Applied Art is located in Garðabær, a municipality of roughly 15.000 inhabitants, situated in the heart of the Capital area. Four to six exhibitions are hosted every year, both on Icelandic and international design. This is the only museum in Iceland that specializes in the field of Icelandic design and applied art,  with a collection of 1500 objects such as furniture, graphic design, ...
Reykjavík Zoo and Family Park
Parks and places of interestReykjavik

Reykjavík Zoo and Family Park

Reykjavík Zoo and Family Park is open every day of the year. Its main focus is on Icelandic domestic animals as well as several wild native species, fishes from the North-Atlantic Ocean, pets, reptiles and more. The domestic animals in the zoo display variations in colours as well as both genders and their offspring. During the summer the Family Park offers rides as well as other activities and facilities ...