If you love art and sculpture in particular this is a must visit. One of the most incredible artists I have ever seen. Prolific and so incredibly beautiful. Well worth your time. We went twice because the first time we had not gone inside had...More
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An amazing museum, gallery, and sculpture garden that should not be added to your cultural itinerary of Reykjavik! The range of work by one artist is outstanding and the viewer can learn a lot about the Symbolist style. Visit the sculpture garden at different times...More
I have been here a few times. this time the renos were done on the pathways. the tourists don't really know of this stop so it is quite and you can look around and there is just the cats
You will be visiting the church anyway so take an hour to visit here. There is a free sculpture garden with bronze casts to wander through but the real delights are in the 3 storey museum. 2 floors of dramatic sculpture and plaster originals that...More
The museum hosts two stories of Einar Jonsson's work, one story of his personal apartment, and a free sculpture garden. The artist has a very distinct and thoughtful style with pieces with varying themes, media, and sizes. The museum is the perfect size to be...More
I did not go into the museum, but I did stroll through the free sculpture garden which had some amazing works. They all shared this often strange combination of norse (pagan) and christian symbolism, which underlies a lot of Icelandic art. Be sure to look...More
Beautiful sculpture set in a lovely park that is amazingly quiet considering how close it is to the road that passes down the front of the city. Lovely view of the front and sadly the roadworks outside Harpa currently. It is still a lovely place...More
Excellent sculpture museum and preserved artist's apartment on the top floor. Nice sculpture garden. Easy to find and centrally located. About an hour to see.
We were glad we visited this museum which is the house were Einar Jonsson lived in. It contains all of his designs and sculptures which are very interesting. Worth a visit if you like art and design .
The Jonsson Museum is located right next to the main museum and is well worth your time. Although Jonsson was VERY prolific, the museum visit doesn't take much time. His sculptures and paintings are striking and provocative. The sculpture garden is free, but the museum...More