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Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland 1.9.2004 - 1.12.2100 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation - Heritage and History in Iceland, is intended to provide insight into the history of the Icelandic nation from the Settlement to the present day.

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Points of View 18.4.2015 - 1.12.2020 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

At the Culture House, the exhibition Points of View – a journey through the visual world of Iceland is on permanent view. The exhibition gives visitors a unique opportunity to view the collections of six major Icelandic cultural institutions. Artworks of various styles and mediums are presented thematically alongside museum objects and archival materials such as books and maps. 

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Discovering Iceland's Monasteries 26.5.2018 - 1.3.2020 The Corner - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The exhibition is based on research done by Steinunn Kristjánsdóttir, professor of archaeology at the University of Iceland and the National Museum of Iceland

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A Rainbow Thread 15.11.2018 - 15.11.2021 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The Rainbow Guide is a queer guide to The National Museum of Iceland's permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland. It deals with queer history in Iceland. The term queer refers to sex, gender and sexuality that don't coincide with the traditions and customs of a particular time period, including people who would today be called trans, intersex, non-binary, or homo-, bi-, pan- or asexual. The Rainbow Guide is created by The National Museum of Iceland and Samtökin ‘78, The National Queer Organization of Iceland, to mark Samtökin's 40 year anniversary.

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Churches of Iceland: Ornamenta et instrumenta. Developments and trends 24.11.2018 - 27.10.2019 The Arc Hall - National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

After nearly two decades of work in research and publishing of the book series Kirkjur Íslands (Churches of Iceland), the National Museum holds the exhibition Skrúði og áhöld. Straumar og stefnur (Ornamenta et instrumenta. Developments and trends). The research involved in the preparation of the Churches of Iceland series has given rise to a new and remarkable perspective on ecclesiastical objects and vestments in Iceland's listed historical churches.

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Welcome to the Family Room! 17.6.2019 - 18.6.2100 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The Family Room is for families, school groups, and other visitors to the Museum. It is an adaptable space that can be changed from a lounge to a classroom or a laboratory as required. 

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Guided Tour at the National Museum 21.9.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 28.9.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 5.10.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 12.10.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 19.10.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 26.10.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 2.11.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 9.11.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 16.11.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 23.11.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 30.11.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 7.12.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 14.12.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 21.12.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 28.12.2019 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 4.1.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 11.1.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 18.1.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 25.1.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 1.2.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 8.2.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 15.2.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 22.2.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 29.2.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 7.3.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 14.3.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 21.3.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 28.3.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 4.4.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 11.4.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 18.4.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 25.4.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 2.5.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 9.5.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 16.5.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 23.5.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41 30.5.2020 11:00 - 11:45 National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41

The National Museum offers a guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, Making of a Nation  every Saturday at 11 am. The guided tour takes approximately 45 minutes and is free of charge with museum admission.  

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Guided tour at the Culture House 21.9.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 28.9.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 5.10.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 12.10.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 19.10.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 26.10.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 2.11.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 9.11.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 16.11.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 23.11.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 30.11.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 7.12.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 14.12.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 21.12.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 28.12.2019 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 4.1.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 11.1.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 18.1.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 25.1.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 1.2.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 8.2.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 15.2.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 22.2.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 29.2.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 7.3.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 14.3.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 21.3.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 28.3.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 4.4.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 11.4.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 18.4.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15 25.4.2020 14:00 - 14:45 Culture House Hverfisgata 15

The National Museum of Iceland offers a guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, Points of View every Saturday at 2 pm. Free with the Museum ticket.

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