Opening Hours and Location

Limited opening until 2 December

Only the exhibition hall, Hvelfing is open to visitors.
Hvelfing is open Tuesday–Sunday 10:00-17:00.
Closed on Mondays.

All visitors are encouraged to use hand sanitizer and a face mask when visiting.


Closed during COVID-19 restrictions.

The Library

Closed to visitors. All books can be returned and picked up in Hvelfing. To order new material send an e-mail to

Holiday opening hours

The Nordic House is closed from 24 December 2020 and reopens January 5, 2021.



The Nordic House is in central Reykjavík. The walking distance from the city center is approx. 15 minuets. You can also use Strætó and take route 15 and get off at “Íslensk Erfðagreining”. You can also take route 14 and get of at the University of Iceland. We recommend to find the most suitable route.