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Reykjavik Art Museum (Listasafn Reykjavikur)

Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6400
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Quick, easy and entertaining art

The museum only houses a few exhibits, but they are entertaining and informative. The space itself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Unique collections

I just don’t use that side of my brain, I don’t get the art. A lot of dedicated space to a few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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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.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00, 10:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum only houses a few exhibits, but they are entertaining and informative. The space itself is beautifully retrofitted to house the art works. Your ticket also includes a few other museums, but we ran out of time.

Thank TRivers142
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just don’t use that side of my brain, I don’t get the art. A lot of dedicated space to a few items. I am sure others will enjoy it.

Thank T P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cost of entry for 2 was 3200 ISK equivalent to £30 so not cheap. Very good and interesting exhibition on 1st floor, but the pop art of Erro not really my bag and the overblown video art by some Frenchman exemplified everything bad about the...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great art location and really great for concerts. Lovely building and people, fantastic atmosphere, the place to be.

Thank adammad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the museum space (Perhaps more than what was on show), the open areas, the exhibition rooms and the hallways and how one space leads to another in a very simple way that it could be someones house (a rather big house). Unfortunately I...More

Thank Hodinsky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comic book art on the walls...or bottles hanging upside down with tinted water dripping on rocks. Just not my kind of art.

Thank napasue
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We love art museums. I have a degree in art. Everywhere we go, we go to art museums. But I really can't recommend going to this one. Its a very nice museum but... and there are too many buts to deal with here. Most, pretty...More

Thank Mountainstormer
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Part of a consortium of museums, this one specializes in contemporary art. Located in the center city.

Thank metaligenics
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Not the biggest art person, but I went there with my friends, and I actually enjoyed the current art exhibition (a few guys in a room decorated as a living room, singing beautifully together). You can buy a pass that gives you entrance to all...More

Thank JoseNuuk
Reviewed 25 September 2017

With only one full day in Reykjavik we had to select our stops wisely, so we only picked two museums to view on our day. The Reykjavik Art Museum seemed to be a grand name and so we felt perhaps we would see a broad...More

Thank IowaMum
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