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Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir

Named after one of Iceland’s most be­ loved artists Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885­ -1972), Kjarvalsstaðir always has works from its namesake’s collection on display. An imposing building set in beautiful grounds not far from the city centre, Kjarvalsstaðir also has regular exhibitions of Icelandic and international art, architecture and design with a special emphasis on 20th­century art. The café boasts Icelandic­designed furniture and floor to ceiling glass walls for a peaceful coffee stop. The recently renovated museum shop offers a wide range of Icelandic cutting edge design.

Hours of Operation & Admission

Hours of Operation:
Open daily 10­ - 17
Admission:
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:
Email: listasafn@listasafn.is
Website: http://www.artmuseum.is

Museum Features

Wheelchair Access

Refreshments

Souvenir Shops

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