Hafn­arhús

Framhlið hafnarhúss og inngangur.

In Hafnarhús, the focus is on exhibitions of progressive art by recognised national and international contemporary artists.

Hafnarhús is also home to the works of Erró which are permanently on show.

For general visits to the Reykjavík Art Museum, the ticket is valid for 24 hours so you can come and go in all three of the museum’s locations during that time: Kjarvalsstaðir, Hafnarhús and Ásmundarsafn.

Open every day from 10h00–17h00 and Thursdays until 22h00.

Reykjavík Art Museum - Hafnarhús is located at Tryggvagata 17.

Current exhibitions

D-vítamín

Vitamin D

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In the exhibition Gambit, you can see how the artist Erró (b. 1932) has continuously documented the turmoil of his own time.

Gambit – Erró, Chronicler of Current Affairs

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Duration of visit It is good to allow 40-60 minutes for a visit to the Reykjavík Art Museum - Hafnarhús. Visit to Hafnarhús

Entrance The entrance to Hafnarhús is from Tryggvaga. There is a sliding door that opens automatically and is barrier-free. When you enter, you will see the reception on the left.

Parking There are several parking spaces behind Hafnarhús on the Geirsgata side, which is accessible from Tryggvagata. There are also a number of parking spaces in the covered car park in Hafnartorg, which is accessible from Geirsgata and in the parking garage at Vesturgata 7. All of these are payable parking lots run by the City of Reykjavík.

Bikes and electric scooters Bike racks are to be found by the City Library in Grófin.

Public transport Buses no.1, 3, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14.

Baby strollers In Hafnarhús you can store prams and borrow light strollers. Large strollers are not allowed into the exhibition halls for security reasons.

Cloakrooms and lockers To the right of the ticket office there are lockers for bags and backpacks. Strollers, backpacks, large bags, umbrellas and other bulky items are not allowed into the exhibition halls for security reasons. A cloakroom can be found in the hallway where the lockers are.

Toilets Toilets can be found both on the ground floor by the ticket office and on the 2nd floor by the coffee facilities. Allt the toilets on the 2nd floor are non-gendered. Accessible toilets are to the left of the ticket desk on the ground floor and in the same place as the other toilets on the 2nd floor.

Elevator There is an elevator between the floors of the museum, opposite the internal staircase on the ground floor.

Chairs/sitting facilities The exhibitions change regularly, but you can usually expect to find benches to sit on in all the exhibition halls. If there is no bench, there are stools that visitors can request at the museum’s reception.

Multipurpose hall There is a multipurpose hall on the ground floor, facing the courtyard. There is no step to the multipurpose hall.

Guided tours Guided tours of individual exhibitions are regularly held and advertised separately. The museum staff welcome groups by appointment.

Please contact us by phoning 411-6400 or emailing listasafn(at)reykjavik.is for more information.

Accessibility There is good access for wheelchairs in the building and at most exhibitions. You enter the museum on the ground floor. There are no steps at the entrance and doors open automatically. There is an elevator on the ground floor of the building, opposite the staircase that is furthest from the entrance to the museum.

Wheelchairs One wheelchair is available at the cloakroom on the ground floor. More information is available at the museum's reception desk.

Parking for the disabled There are two parking spaces for the disabled in Grófin, which is on the left side of the entrance to Hafnarhús.

Toilets Toilets can be found both on the ground floor by the ticket office and on the 2nd floor by the coffee facilities. Accessible toilets are to the left of the ticket office on the ground floor and in the same place as the other toilets on the 2nd floor..

Autism and people with sensory processing disorders

Stimuli Stimuli differ from one exhibition to the next and the reception staff is happy to provide information on what to expect in the exhibition halls. Most of the time, the museum is a quiet place to visit, but sometimes for there are video works with sounds that can cause irritation. Lighting in the exhibition halls can be strong and is sometimes fluorescent.

Quiet spaces On the 2nd floor there are facilities to sit down and have a snack and rest. There is coffee and water available for guests.

Blind and visually impaired You enter the museum on the ground floor. There are no steps at the entrance and the doors open automatically. There is an elevator on the ground floor of the building, opposite the staircase that is furthest from the entrance to the museum.

Guide dogs Guide dogs are welcome in the museum.

Guided tours The museum regularly offers guided tours for diverse groups and strives to meet their needs. The timing of each guided tour is advertised well in advance.

Plan your visit

View of the ticket desk and people.

Admission

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Grown ups with young children playing.

Families

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Hópur í leiðsögn

Groups

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Locations

Ásmundarsafn

Ásmundarsafn

Sigtún 105
4116430
Opening hours
May–September 10:00–17:00
October–April 13:00–17:00
Hafnarhús

Hafnarhús

Tryggvagata 17
4116400
Opening hours
10.00-17.00
Thursdays 10.00-22.00
Kjarvalsstaðir

Kjarvalsstaðir

Flókagata 24
4116425
Opening hours
10.00-17.00

Event Program