Opening hours and prices

Opening hours and admission fee

The Museum Annual pass costs 2000 kr and offers access to all exhibitions and events at the National Museum and the Culture House. The Annual Pass cost 2000ISK and is available at the front desk in both places.

National Museum of Iceland, Suðurgata 41 and the Culture House, Hverfisgata 15.

Admission fee   ISK 
 Adults  2000
 Children (under 18) Free
 Seniors (+67)  1000
 Students 1000
 Disabled Free
 Audio guide Free
 Annual pass  2000 

Your ticket to the National Museum of Iceland is also valid for the Culture House

The Museum offers a free audio guide through the permanent exhibition in your own smartphone. You can choose from 9 languages: Icelandic, English, Español, Svenska, Dansk, Français, Polski, Deutsch, Italiano. Listen to the stories on site, at the museum through the link

The opening hours of the National Museum and the Culture House

 16. September - 30. April10 - 17 except Mondays
 1. May - 15. September  Daily from 10 - 17

Christmas 2019 - National Museum of Iceland

 23. December 11 - 12 (exhibition gallery closed. Only open for the visit from the Yule Lads )
24. December 11 - 12 (exhibition gallery closed. Only open for the last visit from the Yule Lads )
25. DecemberClosed
26. - 29. December 10 - 17
30. DecemberClosed (monday)
31. December 10 - 14
1. January 2020 Closed

Christmas 2019 - The Culture House

24 DecemberClosed
25 DecemberClosed
26. - 29 December
10 - 17
30 DecemberClosed
31 December10 - 14
1 January 2020Closed

Travel agencies

For companies that want to sign up in a business agreement with the National Museum of Iceland we offer discount of admission and tours.  Please contact the Service Manager at or call + 3545302200 for further informations. For signing up with us for group agreement we need the Company's full name and address with area and/or land code and the country the company operates from. A primary contact person information with a full name, e-mail and telephone number.