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Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)

Eiriksgata, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 3797
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"sculpture garden"
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"living quarters"
in 7 reviews
"each piece"
in 6 reviews
"great sculptures"
in 5 reviews
"famous sculptures"
in 3 reviews
"big church"
in 6 reviews
"hallgrimskirkja church"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"wander around"
in 4 reviews
"icelandic art"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 12 reviews
"on display"
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"interesting place"
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"free entry"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon the sculpture garden of this amazing artist from early 1900's...You can see his casts inside that were used for the bronze sculptures in the garden and also see his apartment on the top floor - This is why we love to travel,...More

Thank Sabine G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just off to the side of Hallgrímskirkja sits an austere building that houses the national collection of Iceland’s foremost sculptor, Einar Jónsson, who specialised in dramatic and figurative representations of local folklore and religious motifs. Several impressively large sculptures occupy a ground floor atrium, with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited first the free sculpture park. The artwork there is so exceptional and wonderful that I wanted to visit the museum as well. The sculptures are something I have never seen before. They feel so alive conveying feelings and emotions. Very skillful and inspiring...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was drawn to the garden and enjoyed all the sculptures you can peruse for free and was intrigued by a visit to the museum itself. A delightful young lady was seated outside enjoying the sun and upon paying the reasonable fee she provided a...More

Thank Marnicity
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is right next to Hallgrimskirja, and it has a lot of varied pieces. You can spend hours upon hours just exploring it all, and you would never grow tired of it. We had a great time. We didn't have a guided tour, but...More

Thank Ugo C
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Ah the statues are lovely and you can have a guide to read that explains the meanings and sentiment behind them. One of them is guaranteed to make you cry when you hear the story behind it - keep an eye out for the man...More

Thank Sara D
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Just happened across this walking back down from the Hallgrimskirkja - a little garden behind the museum which you can wander around for free. There are many of Jónsson's sculptures here in bronze, covering a range of subjects from Norse myths to Christian iconography. He...More

Thank NJ C
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

we saw this as part of a city tour, but you can go anytime you want. not very big, interesting place for a stroll amongst a good collection of sculptures

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I had read about this on line its a beautiful sculpture park to visit , the gardens are free ,to wander around and strangely beautiful the detail was fantastic , well worth the visit ,

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I was very surprised to find open sculpture park close to midnight. Sculptures were highlighted and it created a mysterious atmosphere I was so impressed, that come back next morning. I really like the idea behind the sculptures. Visit wouldn't steel a lot of your...More

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Response from ShaunH290 |
The garden is free. June 1 - Sept 15 (2016 at least) open all day (10am to 5pm) except Mondays according to the sign at the entrance in April 2016.
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