Consumption – Reykjavík in the 20th century
The exhibition aims to show the huge and rapid changes that took place in consumption patterns in Reykjavík during the 20th century – to explore the factors that affected consumption, and how technical advances, government actions, wars, and events in Iceland and abroad influenced the daily life of the people of Reykjavík.
The exhibition is presented in chronological order: at the top of the stairs, you will see material about the beginning of the twentieth century on your right, and the end of the century on your left. The exhibition explores the consumption patterns of each period through objects in the museum‘s collections, photographs, and texts.
Open: 05.06. 2015