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Reykjavik Art Museum (Listasafn Reykjavikur)

Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6400
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Extreme Modern Art

The galleries were mostly simple and barren. The art was only modern and not very appealing... read more

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Richard R
centrally located

We were able to use our CityPass (available at all tourist centers) for free entry into the museum... read more

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Reykjavik Art Museum is the leading art museum in Iceland and has 3 locations in Reykjavik: Hafnarhus, Kjarvalsstadir and Asmundarsafn. Located in the former warehouses of the Port of Reykjavik, Hafnarhus features exhibitions from the Erró Collection, as well as from general collections.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6400
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Reviewed today

The galleries were mostly simple and barren. The art was only modern and not very appealing. While the building is large, there are relatively very few pieces inside. Good if you are an art aficionado, but not good for someone wanting to learn about Icelandic...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed yesterday

We were able to use our CityPass (available at all tourist centers) for free entry into the museum. The museum is as weird as Iceland is unique...that's a good thing!

Thank jrdfw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this museum. The exhibits were very individual and interesting and were were absorbed in the place. Its modern art but very accessible -even pop art in places. The kitchen was closed but free coffee was available and we spent a pleasant twenty...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see really ....can’t say I liked anything on display and thought it was far too expensive for what was on show...both of us like Art generally but neither of us were very impressed..the whole visit took less than 30 minutes nothing grabbed...More

Thank karenanne145
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Focussed on the Icelandic artist Erro. Modern art with lots of modern art installations - I’m not a massive fan of and didn’t find particularly awe-inspiring. Worth skipping.

Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Icelandic people are a highly articulate and educated people, perched on a glorious island in mid-Atlantic Ocean. 'Self-determination' and 'national pride' were the principal thoughts I had as I traveled there recently. The Art Gallery - though beautifully located at the city pond -...More

Thank ernestBT48
Reviewed 12 December 2017

A nice place to visit, especially when the weather takes a turn for the worse. Has some interesting artwork.

Thank caramello51
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We went in because our tour was cancelled because of bad weather and it is good to explore. Very modern Icelandic artists featured and if you go in you get access to complimentary 2 other museums in the city.

Thank SonnyAng
Reviewed 9 December 2017

So many different rooms with so many different types of ar1. Gift shop had unusual items. The movie on Noel Lads really held your interest and explained Islandic Christmas culture.

Thank babromley1
Reviewed 9 December 2017

A great museum. Lots of interesting exhibits and displays, all contemporary art. A great insight into modern Icelandic art. Great shop.

Thank Lzmck
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