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Museum Night, takes place on Friday February 7th and was established to shine a light on Reykjavik’s captivating cultural heritage. By re-opening the museum doors at night-time, city residents and guests will get the chance to explore our diverse facilities during the more enchanting and magical hours leading up to midnight.

On Museum Night 2014 a total of forty museums in Reykjavík City will open their doors to the public for free and stay open until midnight. Each museum offers a tempting programme of fascinating and unusual events for guests of all ages to enjoy.
For more information see our comprehensive listings for Museum Night.

Museum Night Quiz

Back by popular demand for the next Winter Lights Festival will be the marvellous Museum Night Quiz, where guests get to answer a few museum related questions and collect stamps along the way. 

Game cards will be available in all forty participating museums and also in the PDF form attached below (in Icelandic). Completed quiz cards may be returned via any of the special submission boxes available in all participating museums.

Museum Night Bus

A complimentaryMuseum Night Bus service will be available to transfer guests between all museums, making it easier to visit as many as possible.