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18 May


International Museum Day

International Museum Day

Visit Icelandic museums on may 18th!

Gerðasafn Art Museum

To celebrate International Museum Day on May 18th, many Icelandic museums are welcoming guests with special events or free entry. Below you'll find a list of museums you can visit for free and a list of events found all around the country.


Árbær Open Air Museum
Gerðasafn Kópavogur Art Museum
Gljúfrasteinn Laxnes Museum
Reykjavík Settlement Museum
Reykjavík Art Museum
Akureyri Art Museum
Reykjavík Museum of Photography
East Iceland Heritage Museum
The Living Art Museum
Reykjavik Maritime Museum


Gerðasafn Museum

Gerðasafn and the Natural Science Laboratory welcome guests to visit their preservation storage.
Museum website

Gerðasafn | Hamraborg 4, 200 Kópavogur

18 May 2022

Akureyri Art museum

Guided tour of the exhibition Embrace.
Museum Website

Akureyri Art Museum | Kaupvangsstræti 8, 600 Akureyri

18 May 2022

Museum of Design and Applied Art

Guided tour of exhibition SUND/SWIM with designer Brynhildur Pálsdóttir and one of the exhibition's curators.
Museum Website

Museum of Design and Applied Art | Gardatorg 1, 210 Gardabaer

18 May 2022

Technical Museum of East Iceland

International Museum day event with coffee, cakes, music, and more.
Museum Website

Technical Museum of East Iceland | Hafnargata 44, Seydisfjordur,

18 May 2022

The House at Eyrabakki Heritage Museum

Special event introducing the Hafsjó Oceanus exhibition.
Museum website

Árnessýsla Heritage Museum | Eyrargötu 50, 820 Eyrarbakki

18 May 2022

Grasagarðurinn (Reykjavík Botanical Garden)

Evening walk through the exhibition Wild genetics of crops with Magnus Göransson
Museum Website

Reykjavik Botanical Garden | Grasagarðinum Laugardal, 104 Reykjavík

18 May 2022

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