The exhibition programme of Hafnarborg is diverse, as the museum presents 8–10 art exhibitions each year, displaying works significant to Icelandic art history, from treasured artwork by the pioneers of Icelandic art to experimental work by contemporary artists. Hafnarborg hosts regular lectures and seminars related to the museum’s exhibitions and the museum strives to open a converstation between visitors, artists and curators, in order to give insight into the exhibitions, the collection and the museum’s operation. There are also regular workshops and guided tours available for children and families.


Strandgata 34, 220 Hafnarfjörður



MuseumWheelchair Access

Opening hours:

Monday12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday12:00 - 17:00
Thursday12:00 - 17:00
Friday12:00 - 17:00
Saturday12:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Hafnarborg residency

Anna Júlía Friðbjörnsdóttir, Serenade, 2017

Guðmundur Thoroddsen, Snip Snap Snubbur, 2018

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Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, Shoplifter, chromo
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