There are the famous Art Center, which has become a place of holding various cultural events, the Folklore Museum and the Sea Museum. The suburban district also offers an interesting thematic park “Vikings’ village” to visit; fancy dress performances and fantastic feasts are organized for its visitors. Art admirers will like to visit the National Gallery of Iceland, housing the biggest art collection of the country.
Hundreds of pictorial artworks of 19th -20th centuries are exhibited there. The exhibition offers famous works by Pablo Picasso, Karel Appel, Edward Munch, Hun Hartung and other globally known artists. The Asmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum is a recommended cultural spot to visit. The museum is devoted to life and work of this famous sculptor and artist. It is located in the snow-white building of a unique architectural form, which was constructed following an original project of the sculptor. Asmundur Sveinsson lived exactly there, the part of his house is reequipped into a studio. The museum is embraced with a beautiful garden featuring several dozens of sculptor’s works by the master.
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