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Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir

Kjarvalsstaðir offers a variety of art exhibitions all year round, focusing primarily on paintings and sculptures by both Icelandic and foreign artists. The museum houses the works of one of Iceland’s most influential and beloved artists, Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885-1972). The museum houses a café with a beautiful view over Klambratún Park and a beautiful design-and book store. Guided tours in English during the summer.

Hours of Operation & Admission

Hours of Operation:
Open daily 10­ - 17
Adults: 1.300 ISK
Students under 25: 650 ISK
Groups 10+: 760 ISK
Visitors w. disabilities, senior citizens and children under 18: Free

Contact Museum

Address: Flókagata 24, 105
Primary Phone: 590-1200
Secondary Phone:

Museum Features

Wheelchair Access


Souvenir Shops

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