Exhibition Halls

Boat Hall: The Reykjanes Maritime Center was opened on May 11, 2002  and is the home to a collection of over 100 model boats built by the  skipper Grímur Karlsson. Hand-crafted to a high degree of perfection and painstaking detail, they offer fascinating insight into Iceland's maritime history, beginning with the graceful masted schooners of the mid- and late 19th century, and ending with the steam and diesel-powered trawlers of the 20th century.

Art Hall: Reykjanes Art Museum presents 5 new art exhibitions every year. The museum presents visual arts through diverse exhibitions, lectures, guidance, publication and our website www.reykjanesbaer.is/listasafn

The Pit: The Pit is an exhibition hall for all kinds of handcraft and design. There are several exhibitions every year where one can see the best of the locals handcraft plus exciting objects from other museums and artists.

The Movie Hall: The house was built in 1890 and was mainly used in various aspects of the fishing industry. Around 1930 it was restored as a cinema and movies were shown in the house for a number of years which explains the name of the hall. The house is now used for diverse cultural activities such as exhibitions, literary nights and concerts.

Harbour House - Reykjanes Geopark Visitor Center: Reykjanes Geopark Visitor Center is a new exhibition about the formation of the Reykjanes Peninsula. Guests are informed about the geology and the nature of the area in an accessible way.

Harbour House - The Parlour Room: The Parlour Room is used for various cultural events such as exhibitions, literary nights, meetings and conferences.

Harbour House - Reykjanes Heritage Museum: The Reykjanes Heritage Museum displays an exhibition which addresses the local history of the region and somewhat the whole country. A new exhibiton was opened in the spring of 2014 which covers the main aspects of the history from the period of settlement in the early 8th century to the middle of the 20th century.

Harbour House - The Attic: In the Attic you can see relics from the early years of these houses. The Attic is used for different functions such as exhibitions, lectures and meetings.