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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Opening hours at the Open Air Museum | 27.03.2015

The Museum will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday but regular guided tours are every other day at 1 pm. The Museum is closed apart for the guided tour.


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Settlement Sagas | 26.03.2015

Last 21st March a special exhibition opened at the Settlement Exhibition in collaboration with the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. At the center of this special exhibition will be three rarely seen manuscripts that tell the history of the settlement in Reykjavík.


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Nýjung á Árbæjarsafni | 25.02.2015

Árbæjarsafn býður áhugasömum að halda afmæli í leikfangasýningu safnsins. Með því að smella á þessa frétt má sjá frekari upplýsingar.

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