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Safnasafnid The Folk and Outsider Art Museum

Svalbarosstrond | Svalbarosstrond, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354(0)461 4066
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Outsider icelandic folk art

Found this place online and it became the must see place for our Akureyri stop. Totally worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Cruz, California
Amazing and strange museum!

Nice visit among strange local pieces and local artists, really interesting! This museum is on the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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4 weeks ago
“Outsider icelandic folk art”
22 Jul 2017
“Amazing and strange museum!”
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Svalbarosstrond | Svalbarosstrond, Akureyri 601, Iceland
+354(0)461 4066
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place online and it became the must see place for our Akureyri stop. Totally worth the visit if you like quirky off the beaten path art museums. The owners have a strong sense of art and artistic display. Also the building and views...More

Thank MrMovieZombie
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nice visit among strange local pieces and local artists, really interesting! This museum is on the other side of the fjord, in front of Akureyri. You have a nice view. Around 10 15 minuts in car. You have to go, it's an intimate place and...More

Thank 535orianep
Reviewed 22 July 2017

If you like art, then Safnasafnid is a must see spot. It's about a 10 minute drive from downtown Akureyri on the other side of the Fjord. The art is unique, but of traditional formats -- paintings, sculpture, ceramics. We would go back. It probably...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very interesting museum and very unusual. Privately owned with many peculiar art objects and placed in a excellent area overlooking the Fjord !

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a collection of works by local artists. Much has been done by self-taught rustic artists. We had a good time here and felt it was worth the stop on the way out of town.

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Not the biggest museum in the world, but it's worth a stop in if only to see the huge blue man out front, the collection of traditional textiles, and above all - the concrete statues featured in this attraction's profile photo. The ones of Jesus...More

2  Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A great museum with great sculpture from wood of all shapes and sizes and all kind of things.A good way to spend a day

2  Thank Sædís I
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This exhibition is very special and might perhaps be called exceptional. On display are paintings, sculptures ect. that really give your thoughts a flight and even get you wondering about tne artists.

2  Thank SiggiJonsson
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Really not with stopping I'm afraid - a very small collection of fair uninspiring stuff. Nice free coffee though and the curator was very helpful and friendly.

1  Thank GDM70
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Interesting museum if only for the architecture and the immense book collection. Staff very laid back and you could easily spend many hours here settled on here sofas reading their huge collection of glossy books about art, life and everything else in between. I'm glad...More

1  Thank TheFabFour18
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