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Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)

Eiriksgata, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 551 3797
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Eiriksgata, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 551 3797
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent about 45 minutes touring this old house - now a museum. Also a nice garden behind the building. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Located adjacent to the Hallgrimskirja Church.

Thank Treeeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the exquisitely detailed work of this artist whose expressive work combined Old Norse myth and legend with Catholicism, empathy and emotion. Although the works must have been planned in great detail prior to mould and casting, these bronzes still reflect the artist's feel for...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You may, of course, pay the entrance fee to see the museum inside. But the originals are free to view in the garden in the back.

Thank chanelTD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were really taken with the works in this museum. The sculptures are magnificent - absolutely moving. Historically, this was Reykjavik's very first art museum. Photos of.the sculptures were not permitted, however, we could take photos of the artist's living quarters. Iceland has amazing museums...More

Thank AngCW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we were at Cafe Loki we asked what the building was across the street. The waiter told us it was the Jonsson Sculpture Museum, but it was closed, But the sculpture garden is open 24/7. So we took his advise and went over and...More

Thank Lars_92705
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We checked out the Einar Jonsson museum on a rainy day in Rejavik. We were on vacation with my husband and parents. The museum has 3 floors with various works by Einar Jonsson, including sculptures and paintings. I was not the biggest fan of the...More

Thank Noe D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Outdoor Sculpture Garden is Free at the rear and really worth having a wonder around.... lovely views of the Hallgrimskirkja Church too. Inside is interesting as this is where he lived and worked and holds massive amounts of his works, some a bit overpowering but...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We first visited this sculpture garden when we were in Reykjavik last year and I loved it and spent about an hour wandering through looking at the different sculptures. This past August, since it was raining and cold we were not able to spend that...More

Thank Trudy P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Quietly located across the street from the big church, this museum could be overlooked. Well worth the admission to the building (three amazing floors), plus the sculpture garden on the same grounds.

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This peaceful sculpture garden, right across from Hallgrimskirkja, was one of my favorite places in Reykjavik. A quiet oasis from the activity of downtown. I spent about an hour looking at and taking pictures of the sculptures, which are great to view from different perspectives....More

Thank wymanz2go
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2 July 2015|
Response from ShaunH290 |
The garden is free. June 1 - Sept 15 (2016 at least) open all day (10am to 5pm) except Mondays according to the sign at the entrance in April 2016.