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The Icelandic Punk Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Wow if the Ounk era floats your boat then this museum is right up your alley. It is in in... read more

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Steve-70
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Townsville, Australia
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If your into Punk ,then this is a must do, located in a disused ladies loo ,at the bottom of one of... read more

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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The Icelandic Punk museum is situated in one of Reykjavik most prolific spots. At Bankastraeti Zero, the old public toilets in the bottom of the main street. Seeing is believing and we will see you here!
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Bankastraeti 2 | Underground, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow if the Ounk era floats your boat then this museum is right up your alley. It is in in underground stairwell in Main Street so you should t miss it but we’ll worth popping in if Punks your thing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your into Punk ,then this is a must do, located in a disused ladies loo ,at the bottom of one of the citys main shopping streets ,its brimming full of memorabilia and photos ..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jarlath m m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Small and very genre specific museum - as suggested in the name! Well presented and for those with an interest in music worth a short trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rockc_13
Reviewed 6 days ago

A small in size, but highly enjoyable punk history of Icelandic bands, and overseas touring bands - artifacts, posters and more

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LPsAnd45s
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't like small places, I would NOT recommend. It is an old water closet, there are headphones to hear music in the urinals. The guy who runs it is really interesting. It's something very different. I enjoyed learning about Icelandic punk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nki65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s definitely different, a very small tribute museum in a converted toilet . It filled 30 mins ! And got us out of cold .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank O2987RNjimp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

must be the worlds smallest museum - really interesting and looking at how the punk scene started in Iceland and some of the key people from that time.. worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an unexpected museum to come across. It's in a former underground toilet!! Entrance fee means you will want to spend a bit of time in here but it goes to the upkeep so i didn't mind too much.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steffan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled onto this by accident. It's downstairs in a converted public toilet - with the toilets still in it. It's basically the story of Icelandic punk posted onto the walls of the cubicles and entrance. There is some video it's but pretty poor and nothing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brundlefly1
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This was a great little museum on the history of punk music in Iceland. Its also a reminder that regardless of cultures, deep down we are all the same.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Orion G
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Kim B
January 13, 2018|
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Entry fee is 1000 isk, about 10 US$.
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