General collection

Since 1965

Kópavogur town established a culture fund and began collecting art works on the occasion of its tenth anniversary in 1965. The town has bought or received around 800 works which are mostly by Icelandic artists. These are housed in Gerðarsafn. From the year the museum was founded 1994, Gerðarsafn has bought on average ten works annually, mostly by Icelandic artists.

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Opening hours

Tuesday - Friday 11.00 - 17.00
Saturday - Sunday 11.00 - 17.00

Monday closed

Admission fee 1000 kr.

Students 500 kr. Free admission for children, 67 years and older, disabled and members of SÍM, ICOM and FÍSOS.

Free admission on Wednesdays