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Reykjavík City Museum reopens its doors on May 4th

30.04.2020 X

We are happy to announce that the Reykjavik City Museum will reopen its exhibitions for guests on May 4th. Our staff has utilized the closing time well preparing for the summer season as well as doing other important internal work at the museum.

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The reopening of museums and exhibitions are as follows:

  • The Settlement Exhibition in Aðalstræti 16 and the Reykjavík Maritime Museum will be open from 10:00-17:00 every day, however, there will be no guided tours in Óðinn Coast Guard Vessel.
  • The Árbær Open Air Museum will be open from 13:00-17:00 until end of May, but in June the summer programme of the museum will commence and with the traditional opening time from 10:00-17:00.
  • The Reykjavík Museum of Photography will be opened on Monday, May 11th, with Press Photographs of the year a new exhibition in collaboration with the Journalist Association of Iceland. 
  • Daily sailing out to Viðey Island begins Friday, May 15th, starting at 10:15 and the last ferry back is at 18:30.

To celebrate the reopening of the museum we will be offering free admission to all our museum sites from Monday, May 4th, through Sunday, May 10th. Moreover, Reykjavík Culture Cardholders will enjoy an extended validity period of six weeks which is the time the museum was closed.

Please note that restrictions apply to the number of visitors to the Museum's exhibitions, and is limited to a maximum of 50 guests at a time. Guests are also requested to respect the 2 meters rule between guests and show general consideration in this regard.

We look forward to seeing you.

The Staff at Reykjavík City Museum