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Reykjavik Art Museum (Listasafn Reykjavikur)

Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6400
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Too basic

We love art museums. I have a degree in art. Everywhere we go, we go to art museums. But I really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mountainstormer
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Sedona, Arizona
Contemporary art.

Part of a consortium of museums, this one specializes in contemporary art. Located in the center... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
metaligenics
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Chicago, Illinois
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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.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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+354 411 6400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love art museums. I have a degree in art. Everywhere we go, we go to art museums. But I really can't recommend going to this one. Its a very nice museum but... and there are too many buts to deal with here. Most, pretty...More

Thank Mountainstormer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of a consortium of museums, this one specializes in contemporary art. Located in the center city.

Thank metaligenics
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the biggest art person, but I went there with my friends, and I actually enjoyed the current art exhibition (a few guys in a room decorated as a living room, singing beautifully together). You can buy a pass that gives you entrance to all...More

Thank JoseNuuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With only one full day in Reykjavik we had to select our stops wisely, so we only picked two museums to view on our day. The Reykjavik Art Museum seemed to be a grand name and so we felt perhaps we would see a broad...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I gave this a low rating because we went there with our teenagers and some of the diplays were very explicit. I felt like there should have been told before we purchased the tickets. Putting that aside eventhough it was sparse we enjoyed some of...More

Thank RatherBeCruising_98
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unlike any other European art museum I have come across in its unique focus on contemporary art. Icelanders might find some of the Kjartansson exhibit more accessible but I still found it intriguing. I loved the installation with guitar strumming and singing long-haired performers around...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The show i saw could use some more variety and talent. Seemed like college projects. The space itself was nice.

Thank beckyhicks
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The defining moment of my visit here came upfront just as I bought my 1,600 ISK (or $15) admission ticket and was asked by the young clerk if I was 67 years old. I had just lost a significant amount of weight back home, so...More

1  Thank Ed_Uyeshima
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The museum is a repurposed factory or warehouse and features modern art. The building itself is interesting and worth seeing and going through. The primary exhibit when we visited was work by the Icelandic artist, Ragnar Kjartansson. The art included paintings, constructions, sculpture and videos....More

Thank TWalls_11
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We happened upon a magnificent and stunning exhibition. The museum was cleared out for an eclectic showing of repetition art. It is modern and avant garde.

Thank samuel755
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