Reykjavik Museum of Photography

Reykjavík Museum of Photography is the only museum of photography in Iceland. The aim of the museum is to shape a unique vision and to be leading in its field. The museum preserves various photo collections from professional and amateur photographers, around 5 million photographs from the period around 1870 to 2002. The collection´s themes are diverse. One can find family photographs, photos from portrait studios, industrial- and advertising photographs, press photography, landscape photographs and more.


The museum’s exhibitions focus on Icelandic photography, works from Collection and works of foreign photographers. The museum exhibits both historical and contemporary photography in artistic- social- and cultural context.

Reykjavik Museum of Photography
Tryggvagata 15, 101 Reykjavík
+354 411 6300

Open: Mon-Tue 12-19, Fri 12-18, Weekends 13-17
Offices and Museum Shop Open: Mon-Fri 10-16

Free admission.