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Safnasafnid The Folk and Outsider Art Museum

Svalbarosstrond | Svalbarosstrond, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354(0)461 4066
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Amazing and strange museum!

Nice visit among strange local pieces and local artists, really interesting! This museum is on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
535orianep
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Brussels, Belgium
Must See Art

If you like art, then Safnasafnid is a must see spot. It's about a 10 minute drive from downtown... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joseph M
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East Sandwich, United States
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“Amazing and strange museum!”
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“Must See Art”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Svalbarosstrond | Svalbarosstrond, Akureyri 601, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice visit among strange local pieces and local artists, really interesting! This museum is on the other side of the fjord, in front of Akureyri. You have a nice view. Around 10 15 minuts in car. You have to go, it's an intimate place and...More

Thank 535orianep
Reviewed yesterday

If you like art, then Safnasafnid is a must see spot. It's about a 10 minute drive from downtown Akureyri on the other side of the Fjord. The art is unique, but of traditional formats -- paintings, sculpture, ceramics. We would go back. It probably...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very interesting museum and very unusual. Privately owned with many peculiar art objects and placed in a excellent area overlooking the Fjord !

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is a collection of works by local artists. Much has been done by self-taught rustic artists. We had a good time here and felt it was worth the stop on the way out of town.

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Not the biggest museum in the world, but it's worth a stop in if only to see the huge blue man out front, the collection of traditional textiles, and above all - the concrete statues featured in this attraction's profile photo. The ones of Jesus...More

2  Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

A great museum with great sculpture from wood of all shapes and sizes and all kind of things.A good way to spend a day

2  Thank Sædís I
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This exhibition is very special and might perhaps be called exceptional. On display are paintings, sculptures ect. that really give your thoughts a flight and even get you wondering about tne artists.

2  Thank SiggiJonsson
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Really not with stopping I'm afraid - a very small collection of fair uninspiring stuff. Nice free coffee though and the curator was very helpful and friendly.

1  Thank GDM70
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Interesting museum if only for the architecture and the immense book collection. Staff very laid back and you could easily spend many hours here settled on here sofas reading their huge collection of glossy books about art, life and everything else in between. I'm glad...More

1  Thank TheFabFour18
Reviewed 9 July 2014

In a world where art often becomes an isolated phenomena, living somehow outside of the "normal", the art approaching life without a parallel to it, it is like a refreshing breeze to visit Safnasafnið. I really loved my visit, finding the art to be full...More

3  Thank RagnarKG
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