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Reykjavik Art Museum (Listasafn Reykjavikur)

Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6400
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really interesting

The museum is a repurposed factory or warehouse and features modern art. The building itself is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TWalls_11
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Fabulous Ragnar Kjartansson Showing

We happened upon a magnificent and stunning exhibition. The museum was cleared out for an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
samuel755
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riverside,il
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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.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to see at all. A pity. Difficult to write more oh yes it was also quite expensive that s all

Thank annreid1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never been to a museum I didn't like...Even thus one whose exhibitions seemed so depressing. Art is to provoke us. Make us think and make us feel. Modern art with multi-media. Easy couple of floors in less than an hour. Price is right at...More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found a few things we really enjoyed, but really only went because admission was free with our city pass. Someone who likes modern art might really enjoy this. Overall well organized though.

Thank HappyTraveler113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is actually three location and the walk between them is actually a great tour of the city. The museum downtown (Hafnarhus) has the work of one artist right now, a sort of bizarre collection of multi-media installations. I really liked the Kjarvalsstadir museum...More

Thank frankv69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't recommend this for anyone who is interest in classic or fine art. There were a few poor quality paintings, some pretentious and uninteresting installations (i.e. a guitar band on playing on a loop on a cinema screen) . I am not a fan...More

Thank Samster21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considering the size of Iceland and that this only exhibits Icelandtic artists, the exhibit was very good. Modern art is often a direct reflection or pulse of current thought and mood, from this perspective I found it interesting.

Thank 662marc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful and helpful receptionist and cafe barman just added to the joy of seeing the art work. Not to be missed

Thank worrallvm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this museum even though I didn't like one of the exhibits (too over the top to the point of annoyance). I found some of the exhibits touched me emotionally in a way I usually don't feel at art museums. Very modern approach...More

Thank Joseph M
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