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Reykjavik Art Museum is the leading art museum in Iceland and has three locations in Reykjavik: Hafnarhus, Kjarvalsstadir and Asmundarsafn. Asmundarsafn is the former home and workshop of the sculptor Asmundur Sveinsson, who designed and mostly...more
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Reviewed today

I was there alleready a few times. I love the house, the artwork and the atmosphere. It takes a little walk to get there and it is not so easely found, but defenitely worthwhile.

Thank JeanetSchuurman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only visited the sculptures outside as modern sculpture is not of great interest to me. What was on display was sometimes readily ascertainable, other pieces more incomprehensible. It is located in the eastern part of Reykjavik with the botanical gardens still further beyond. Walking...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mix of media, with some sculptures, paintings and photographs. Not crowded and very unpretentious. Good to kill an hour or two while downtown.

Thank Terence O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there as my very last stop before I departed Iceland. Quirky yet very nice sculptures. Some are abstract some realistic. All very elegant. I spent my time primarily inside. The outside sculptures were fantastic too. The second story of the building primarily houses or...More

Thank bigwawao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not go into the museum but enjoyed the evening strolling in the sculpture garden. It is lovely there in the spring.

Thank readerboehm
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Nice museum worth a visit both for the collection of sculptures in the museum and in the gardens as well as for the architecture of the museum as well.

Thank William S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I went there with my class and I just learned the artist was my uncle, which is such an honour comparing the beautiful artworks he didl The museum is very beautiful and the works he's done are brilliant.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is an art museum of sculpture and is amazing. It was the sculptor's house and has now become a museum, making it feel intimate and homely. Must visit!

Thank stowtractorgirl
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Once this was discovered right next door to the Grand Hotel, we were intrigued by the wonderful sculptures.

Thank Margybargy
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem... The works of Asmundur Sveinsson are some of my favourites and although you can see individual pieces (such as the Water Carrier) dotted around Reykjavik, it's amazing to see so many all in one place. The building which houses the...More

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