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Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

The Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum is dedicated to exhibiting works by the Icelandic sculptor, Sigurjón Ólafsson. It was founded in 1984 by the artist’s widow Birgitta Spur, as a tribute to her late husband. It is she who had the artist’s studio at Laugarnes converted to an exhibition space to house a large collection of his works. These include sculptures, sketches and drawings, as well as biographical material. Since 2012, Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum has been a division of National Gallery of Iceland.

I In addition to its exhibition of Ólafsson’s works, the museum sponsors various cultural programmes. Its weekly summer concerts have also become popular cultural events in  Reykjavík.

Open Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
  14:00-17:00 (The museum is closed on Mondays from June 1st – September 15th) 14:00-17:00 14:00-17:00
The museum is closed December through January.

Laugarnestangi 70 105 Reykjavík


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Open all year round.