Reykjavik Museum of Photography, Reykjavik

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#17 of 34 in Museums in Reykjavik
Ljósmyndasafn Reykjavíkur er hluti Borgarsögusafni Reykjavíkur, ásamt Árbæjarsafni, Landnámssýningunni Aðalstræti, Sjóminjasafninu í Reykjavík og Viðey. Markmið Ljósmyndasafnsins að er skapa sér sérstöðu og vera leiðandi á sínu sviði. Safnið varðveitir ýmis myndasöfn frá atvinnu- og áhugaljósmyndurum. Um er að ræða um 5 milljón ljósmynda frá tímabilinu um 1870 til 2002. /

Reykjavík Museum of Photography is part of the Reykjavík City Museum. 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.
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  • Visited expecting images of Iceland old and new with some additional photographic information and other exhibitions. Nothing like this. 2 rooms, nice images, but in and out in less than 10minutes Max ...  more »
  • You really get a good feel for life in Iceland from the archive of thousands of photos, which are available online. They also have contemporary artists' exhibitions as well, but the historical photo c...  more »
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  • Loved this place. Kinda hidden away in the library but really interesting exhibition on Iceland's earlier eras. Also a giftshop with really cool posters!
  • There is a free exhibition outside, if you go down the stairs, but the main exhibition has to be paid for (1000kr). We went for the stairs option that this much cheaper.
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