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Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn

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Reykjavik Art Museum is the leading art museum in Iceland and has three locations in Reykjavik: Hafnarhus, Kjarvalsstadir and Asmundarsafn. Asmundarsafn is the former home and workshop of the sculptor Asmundur Sveinsson, who designed and mostly...more
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Sigtun, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely collection of Icelandic art, but nothing special. If you have the City Card because it's included. But otherwise ... probably not a must.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

The home and museum of Asmundur is remarkable . What drives a young man to leave his home and do something none of his neighbors and family could not imagine? Space, time and our place in the universe is something that never gets old. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ingolfur B
Reviewed March 25, 2019

We visited this museum whilst it was snowing. The staff were tremendous; the lady in charge although she had a party of students took time out to explain the layout, history and significance of the building. We were very grateful for this as it put...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Albert S
Reviewed March 22, 2019

The price of admission to this museum includes two other museums in downtown Reykjavik but I went there with the city card. It's very small but really interesting, from the gardens, the architecture (which the artist designed), to the pieces inside. There was another exhibition...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Myca S
Reviewed March 11, 2019

We visited the Asmundarsafn building of the Reykjavik art museum located in the Sigtún suburb of Reykjavik on a very rainy winter day. It was part of one ticket including admission to all three buildings that form the museum - Kjarvalsstaðir, Hafnarhus and Asmundarsafn. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

the price included access to 2 other art galleries. this one was the smallest but very interesting building & knowledgeable guide & if you like contemporary sculpture this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

My daughter is in the art world and always tries to go to the museums when she travels. This one is beautiful. Interesting building. Fairly small collection but nicely curated You can do it in an hour.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

They charge too much money to get into for what is there. Still it was somewhat interesting. Didn't take a long time to get through it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda F
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Was a nice museum to look at but smaller than we expected. Still it was laid out well and was not crowded so lots of time to look at things and learn.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric H
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Unfortunately the museum was closed when we got there. We did enjoy a walk through the gardens to view multiple sculptures there. I would call the modern cubic in design.

Date of experience: December 2018
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