The Reykjavik City Museums mission statement

The Reykjavík City Museum collects and conserves objects from Reykjavík cultural history and carries out research on them, and promulgates knowledge of the history and living conditions of the people of Reykjavík from the Settlement Age to the present day. The objective of the Museum’s work is to enhance interest, understanding and respect for the history of Reykjavík, and to ensure that everyone has access to the city’s cultural heritage.

 




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Events


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Bank Holiday weekend - Fun and Games | 30.07.2014

Children and children’s games will be in the limelight for Bank holiday weekend, August 3rd and 4th. Both days a special program for children will commence at 14 (2 pm). This includes Bag run, Tug-of-War and much more.


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Queer History - Life in the Countryside vs the City- | 29.07.2014

On Sunday July 27 at 15:00 we offer a guided tour around Árbær Open Air Museum with the ethnologist Særún Alice Birgisdóttir . The focus of this tour will be on the history of homosexuals in the context of the museum.


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Brúðubíllinn kemur í heimsókn 22. júlí | 21.07.2014

Hinn sívinsæli Brúðubíll kemur í heimsókn á Árbæjarsafn þriðjudaginn 22. júlí. Leikrit júlí mánaðar heitir Týnda eggið, en þar er Lilli að leika sér í dótatunnunni sinni og hún er sneisafull að alls kyns söngvum, leikritum, sjóræningjum og sögum. Trúðurinn kemur í heimsókn og margir fleiri. Sýningin hefst kl. 14 og það er ókeypis fyrir þá gesti sem koma að horfa á Brúðubílinn.

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