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Reykjavik City Library

Tryggvagata 15, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6100
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Great place to take a break.

We stumbled upon the city library while walking around the area. I enjoyed walking around and... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2016
Brandon A
A good place to visit

I was looking for the photography museum when I happened upon the Reykjavik City Library. There... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2016
Krista W
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Tryggvagata 15, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed March 11, 2016

We stumbled upon the city library while walking around the area. I enjoyed walking around and checking out the fiction collections and my wife and I actually found some great books and souvenirs for family members.

Thank Brandon A
Reviewed March 10, 2016

I was looking for the photography museum when I happened upon the Reykjavik City Library. There happen to be an exhibition of photograph from a local photographer on the 6th floor. As I went down from the 6th floor using the stairs the walls were...More

2  Thank Krista W
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Super friendly and accommodating staff! Loads of history in a comfortable setting. FREE Photography Museum on premise...definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank stangelo2015
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We visited the museum of photography here, and we saw the exhibition “mood”. The pictures seemed to be a bit sparsely spread out, and some of them seemed quite ordinary. There were some old pictures in the stair well which made the climb to the...More

Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed February 1, 2016

If you did not bring your electronic devices there are three computers available for a small fee on the 5th floor of the library. I have done extensive traveling and this was the first country I could not access my yahoo account If you have...More

Thank SinghaandMaMa
Reviewed January 12, 2016

The weather was very windy and snowy - so we popped in here for a bit of a walking break to find a fantastic photography exhibit. In addition, the children's library has puzzles to play with so my young boys stopped and worked on these...More

Thank Sirigil
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Drizzling outside, we took shelter in the Library. We had no plans to visit it. A sudden curiosity to size it up and compare with others overcame me. Not on the scale of National Library of Australia or the Congress Library, this library is appropriate...More

Thank Edmund K
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Nice library, helpful staff. Restful atmosphere and excellent staff. Did not use the collection at all but staff were extremely knowledgeable.

Thank zigeunerin
Reviewed December 6, 2015

There are some exhibits for you to view in cabinets around the library and there are some interesting photos on the walls of the gallery just as you enter the library. Signage is in English...which is helpful.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Perfect place to go to relex read a book and let your children read and play...children can also play with costumes and all sorts of toys and games, nice and family friendly place.

Thank Snulla67
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Bethany A
Can I scan and email items from here?
January 11, 2017|
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Response from Alice C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about scanning and email. My experience is email is available in all libraries.
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Fiddling
Do you have any original copies of old ( 13th century on) Icelandic music in the library. If so, is it on general display, or do we need to book an appointment?
March 12, 2015|
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