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National Gallery of Iceland
Art Museums/GalleriesReykjavik

National Gallery of Iceland

The National Gallery of Iceland, established in 1884, is a leading art museum in Iceland. Its collection consists mainly of 19th, 20th and 21st century art, of which many works are landmarks in Icelandic art history. 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 ...
The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum
Art Museums/GalleriesReykjavik

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum exhibits works by the modernist 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 culture ...
National Museum of Iceland
History MuseumsReykjavik

National Museum of Iceland

National Museum of Iceland 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 history of the Icelandic nation from the settlement to the present day. The exhibition is conceived as a journey through time: it begins with the ...
Dalamanna Folk Museum
Niche MuseumsWest of Iceland

Dalamanna Folk Museum

​At the museum you will find exciting exhibitions on the daily life of the people of ​the Dalir region from the old to the new. Emphasis is put on the handcraft, inventions, culture and the ways of living of the inhabitants of the Dalir region. ...
Snorrastofa Cultural Centre in Reykholt
ChurchesHistory MuseumsWest of Iceland

Snorrastofa Cultural Centre in Reykholt

Snorrastofa is founded in the memory of Snorri Sturluson, Iceland‘s most important sagawriter, chieftain and lawspeaker, who settled in Reykholt 1206 and was murdered there in the fall of 1241. Snorralaug (Snorri's pool) is the most famous ancient structure in Iceland. Snorrastofa manages research projects, runs a library, a gift shop and provides exhibitions and reception for tourists. The Reykholt Music ...