Hafnarborg, art museum

Hafnarborg – The Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art is home to the town's art collection 


The mission of Hafnarborg – the Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art is to maintain dynamic and ambitious cultural functions, thereby creating grounds for diverse cultural life in the town. Hafnarborg therefore preserves Hafnarfjörður's art collection, being responsible for research into and exhibitions of said collection for the benefit of the town's guests and residents, as well as ensuring that this heritage continues to be a prominent part of Icelandic culture and art history.

  • The exhibition programme in Hafnarborg is diverse and the museum holds 10–12 art exhibitions each year
  • Guided tours are available upon request both in Icelandic and English
  • There are also regular workshops and guided tours available for children
  • In addition to Hljóðön, a series of concerts focused on contemporary compositions, the museum plays host to a lunchtime concert with an emphasis on classical music each month.
  • Hafnarborg is a great venue for your meetings and conferences
  • Hafnarborg runs an international artist-in-residence programme.