The Einar Jonsson Museum

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  • Address: Eiríksgata, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +35-45513797
  • Ticket Price: 1000 ISK
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museums, Sculpture

Einar Jónsson was a celebrated Icelandic sculptor. His works are divided into three distinct categories: public monuments, private commissions, and personal projects. Most of the works found in this museum focus on this third category. The donated it to the city in 1909. In them you’ll see the sculptors spiritual influences and ideologies. He is celebrated for his prolific repertoire, the provocative and disturbed style of his art, and the way he harmonised classical sculpting techniques with his native Icelandic heritage. Even the museum building was built based on his plans and designs. But you don’t necessarily have to enter it to appreciate the man’s works. The garden outside is free to visit, and it’s filled with some of his finest works.

  • Contact the museum for group visit details.

  • Students, disabled and over 67: ISK 500
  • Free for under 18.

  • By Car or take a Taxi
  • BSI Bus Station

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  • The Einar Jonsson Museum Address: Eiríksgata, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
  • The Einar Jonsson Museum Contact Number: +35-45513797
  • The Einar Jonsson Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • The Einar Jonsson Museum Price: 1000 ISK
  • Best time to visit The Einar Jonsson Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Einar Jonsson Museum: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 17.88% of people who visit Reykjavik include The Einar Jonsson Museum in their plan

  • 57.64% of people start their The Einar Jonsson Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The Einar Jonsson Museum

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

71.83% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Einar Jonsson Museum

People normally club together Hallgrimskirkja and Lake Tjornin while planning their visit to The Einar Jonsson Museum.

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  • My favourite art museum in Reykjavik. Allot better than the other art museums we visited. The museum was allot bigger than I had expected.

  • A surprising gem of a museum. While all of Reykjavik's museums are relatively small compared to larger, more cosmopolitan cities of the world. This museum packs a surprisingly big soul. Each piece, unique and moving. The titles encourages the observer to look deeper, feel more. The history behind the museum makes it even more compelling. Do give it a visit, if you can.

  • A Must See museum in Iceland. The first art museum in Iceland which have a strong impact on Icelandic artist. The sculpture contains the religious, culture and imagination of artist. Each of them have lots of Fantasy details, worth spending long time to read.

  • Underrated gem of a museum, very big and the artist is absolutely amazing, sculptures and paintings are incredible and crazy. Also there's a beautiful garden on the back that's free to take a look at the most famous sculptures. The entrance is pretty cheap compared to other museums and the location is right in front of one of the most important places so easy to reach.

  • The museum is breathtaking and the staff is knowledgeable, kind and they have fantastic suggestions. We visited the museum twice during our short stay

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