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Museums & Galleries

Despite the capital area’s relatively petite size, Reykjavík is a city that is famous for its devotion to the arts and culture. Visitors to Reykjavík will find themselves with a plethora of choices, including more than 60 museums, exhibition spaces, and galleries on almost every corner.
History museums
Art museums & galleries
Nature museums
History museums
Art museums & galleries
Nature museums

Other museums

Unnurs China Museum

The museum is located at Njálsgata 33b, but it was opened in 2015.

The Punk Museum

The Icelandic Punk Museum salutes the Icelandic punk and new wave scene that started in Iceland i

Museum of Design and Applied Art

the only design museum of Iceland

Gröndal's House

At the corner of Fischersund and Mjóstræti, in the oldest part of Reykjavik, stands a small red h

Reykjavík Museum of Photography

The museum’s exhibitions focus on Icelandic photography, works from Collection and works of forei


Gljúfrasteinn is a writer's home museum, which was the former home of Halldór Kiljan Laxness