Reykjavik Art Museum AsmundarsafnCurrently Closed
- Address: 105, Sigtún, Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: 1500 ISK
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Art Museum, Family And Kids
Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn - Review
AsmundurSveinsson was a darling celebrity sculptor of Iceland. This museum, a branch of the Reykjavik Art Museum organisation, exhibits some of the best work across the breadth of his career. The exhibits organise his work thematically as well as in collections with works of other artists. This building was actually the sculptor’s own home, a Mediterranean-Arab structure that he built himself. A number of his works are actually on display outside the house, in the garden, and they are absolutely monumental in size. Make sure to check out the museum’s charming gift shop. And the igloo shaped bus stop in front of the museum. Keep yourself updated on the museum website for upcoming events.
Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn Information
- Wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs available for rent.
- Guided tours outside normal opening hours can be arranged by appointment.
Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn Ticket Prices
- This admission ticket also grants you entry to Kjarvalsstadir, and AsmundurSveinsson Sculpture Museum on the same day
- Students: 820 ISK
- Children under 18:, Guests with disabilities and senior citizens 70+: Free
- Group guided tours: Monday to Friday: 15.000 ISK
- Guided Tours in English every Friday at 2:00 pm.
How To reach Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn by Public Transport
- Bus nr. 2, 4, 14, 15, 17, 19 will take you to the museum stop Sigtun
- By Car or take a Taxi
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Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn, Reykjavik Reviews
One of the three branches of the Reykjavík Art Museum, the Ásmundarsafn displays the works of master Icelandic sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson in the building that used to be his home/studio. The front desk ticket taker was very enthusiastic about the subject and gave an almost mini-tour of the place, discussing some of the more famous pieces. She was fantastic- plus you get a free cup of coffee in the lobby!
Lovely art museum with several galleries, a reading room and free filter coffee on the top floor. Info in Icelandic and English on most exhibits. You can a get a multi-ticket here for the special exhibits at the art gallery plus entrance to the sculpture museum and another museum too.
We did not go into the museum but enjoyed the evening strolling in the sculpture garden. It is lovely there in the spring.
Best Art Museum (out of the three). We were offered coffee. The weather was nice to take pictures outside. The upstairs room was nice, could use more sculptures but loved the windows.
We started here on our art museum hopping and I'm so glad we did. The sun was shining and hitting the sculptures in the garden in a beautiful way, I didn't know where to begin. The inside is also beautifully architected (by the artist himself of course) and refracts light well. It's a photographer's dream. The sculptures themselves were emotive and interesting--the descriptions were thorough but not invasive to the experience. The gallery assistant was SO lovely and really chatted to my parents--two people who don't tend to talk about art. Oh and the coffee is free and DAMN good! Please stop by. around £16 tickets for all three art museums combined.