Wednesday evenings

Wednesday evenings at the Nordic House – culture and food!

You are in for a treat when you visit the house on Wednesdays. 

We are very proud to announce Wednesday evenings at The Nordic House, which is a new and refreshing addition to the city’s cultural life in the middle of the week.

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This summer from June 20th you can experience many wonderful aspects of Nordic culture. 
Audio tour. Start your visit at The Nordic House by taking an audio tour of the house. The tour is free and available at the reception.
Exhibition. After a being inspired by the history and architecture of the Nordic House, visit the current main exhibition: Inspired by Aalto. This exhibition presents some of Alvar Aalto’s classic furniture designs and the works he has inspired. Free entrance on Wednesdays.
Dinner. Enjoy a leisurely meal at the AALTO Bistro, with an amazing view of Reykjavík and the Vatnsmýri Nature Reserve. The food at the AALTO Bistro draws on fresh, local and healthy ingredients, with vegan options. 10% discount on the menu on Wednesdays.

Concert. End your visit by listening to live music. This summer, popular musicians from the Nordic countries will perform every Wednesday evening. The concert series runs from June 20th to August 15th and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are available at the reception and online and cost only 2000 ISK. Ticket sales 


Dinner in AALTO Bistro Have a seat in AALTO bistro, enjoy amazing food and one of the best views of Reykjavik and the nature reserve in Vatnsmýrin. Food at AALTO Bistro draws on fresh, local, healthy ingredients – in Nordic style. Naturally, the fruits of the sea feature prominently, although meat and vegan options are also on offer. Menu


Exhibition – Free entrance on Wednesdays The Nordic House produces and co-produces exhibitions all year round, and occasionally we take in exhibitions for shorter periods of time. The main exhibition room is on the lower floor of the house.


The Nordic House Concert Series- Wednesdays at 9 PM. Program.


Library: The Nordic House Library is a public library where everybody is welcome.


Children’s library: In the children’s library, you’ll find children’s literature in seven Nordic languages and meet world famous characters like Pippi Longstocking and the Moomins. The library is also a beautiful playing area with games, giant LEGO building blocks, a small castle to climb and much more! Snuggle up with a book in one of the library’s cosy corners, play, discover and have fun!


In the foyer, we have various exhibitions with Nordic and Baltic art.


The Nordic House Audio guide takes you on a 20 minutes journey inside and outside the house.