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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Summer season starts at the Open Air Museum | 28.05.2015

The summer season starts at the Árbær Open Air Museum on Saturday, May 30th. On Sunday, May 31st, there will be a concert and exhibition talk. For more information click on this event.


Opening hours for the weekend May 23rd-25th | 20.05.2015

The Open Air Museum will be open for the weekend of May 23rd to 25th from 1 pm to 5 pm (13-17). The summer schedule will take full effect on May 30th and the Museum will be open all summer long until August 31st from 10 am to 5 pm (10-17). The Settlement exhibition will be open from 9 am to 8 pm (9-20) every day.


Hjáverkin: Atvinnusköpun kvenna í heimahúsum 1900-1970 | 12.05.2015

Á íslenska safnadaginn, sunnudaginn 17. maí kl. 14.00, verður opnuð ný sýning í Árbæjarsafni sem ber heitið Hjáverkin – atvinnusköpun kvenna í heimahúsum 1900-1970.

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