Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhus, Reykjavik

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See some of the best contemporary Icelandic art together with international works at Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhus. The museum complex spreads over three locations in the city and features the nation's largest collection of art. Each museum building houses a permanent collection of work from one of Iceland's great artists – painter Jóhannes S. Kjarval, postmodernist master Guðmundur Guðmundsson Erró, and sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson. In addition to permanent displays, the museum frequently organizes events and hosts visiting exhibits. Check online for exhibit schedules and to reserve guided tours. Add Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhus to your Reykjavik travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Reykjavik trip planner.
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  • The national art museum is split into 3 buildings around the city. Modern, Contemporary and Sculpture. We went to all 3 and they were excellent. They all had very good information by each item as...  more »
  • This gallery features contemporary art. It is located in the old warehouse building near the Old Harbour . The building itelf is gorgeous with amazing space with multiple rooms and exhibition...  more »
  • Interesting place , exhibits were good . The one for kids on the main floor was my fave and you could take photos . Makes interesting background . Painted walls on the top floor were interesting . On....  more »
  • Very nice building in an old warehouse re-built with a contemporary architecture. Content of museum is interesting
  • Small modern art museum. Exhibitions are well presented. The ticket price includes 24h access to two other museums in Reykjavik.
  • Worth taking a look. The shop inside has some imaginative locally-made stuff for sale too.
  • Beautifully curated. A little bit of everything
  • They aced the minimalist look and the comics were good too. Good break to get away from the cold. And they have a coffee machine upstairs which is free!

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