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Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhus

Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6410
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Quick visit - Icelandic contemporary art

My 20-year old son and I took a quick walk around the museum. 15-20 minutes is plenty. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Headmaster11
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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interesting photography

There was an exhibition of photography of Iceland and Greenland when we visited, and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginiatravel1
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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.
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  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My 20-year old son and I took a quick walk around the museum. 15-20 minutes is plenty. Lots of Icelandic modern art. We had city pass so admission was included. Wouldn’t have paid for museum separately, but I’ve seen a lot of modern art in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was an exhibition of photography of Iceland and Greenland when we visited, and the architecture of the museum itself was interesting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those museums you need to visit if you are in Reykjavik and when you buy a ticket you get 24 hour access to two other museums. The building is unusual and looks somewhat like a prison. However this is not exactly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here end of May. Entered here using the City Card. Received a notice that the museum was undergoing some sort of renovation and that only 2 exhibits were open. Looking thru the windows, I could see that the museum was composed of two huge...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Absolutely fascinating building. Was an old warehouse , huge metal doors concrete pillars . The building and architecture was better than the art.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Loved this place. Great exhibition and interesting staff. You can get a day ticket for the other galleries in Reykjavik

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Reykjavík’s Art Museum is spread over three sites with a single ticket covering 24 hour access to all locations. The primary location is a huge restored warehouse near the Old Harbour with multiple rooms and exhibition spaces, also doubling as a venue during the annual...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Went here today but only two small exhibits were open while the rest of the salons were either closed or full of workers banging with their tools, setting up things! Doesn’t make for a good viewing experience! And i really think they should just have...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a great, compact museum to visit if you are looking for something to do on a Thursday evening as it is one of the few places open late (until 10pm, but only on Thursdays). On the ground floor the is a permanent exhibition...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Close to our hotel and I like visiting art museums and galleries. Some of the exhibits and rooms were not my taste and were very minimalistic in content and use of paint.The Erro exhibit was excellent and worth the ticket price on its own. This...More

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