Welcome to the opening day 22. January from 12-17.

We offer free admission to the exhibition 100% WOOL the same day.

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Dec 24 Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Dec 25 Christmas Day: CLOSED
Dec 26 Boxing Day: CLOSED
Dec 27: 12–5pm
Dec 28: CLOSED
Dec 29: 12–5pm
Dec 30: 12–5pm
Dec 31 New Year’s Eve: CLOSED

Jan 1: New Year’s Day: CLOSED

Jan 2: 12–5pm

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Fashion designer Magnea Einarsdóttir will bring her latest collection of coats and scarfs to our museum shop for a pop up. The collection is on show at the current exhibition 100% WOOL and goes under the name Made in Reykjavík.

The museum is open from 12-17 on Saturday and Sunday

Price of scarfs 18.500 kr. and coats from 90.000 kr.

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The museum will open again tomorrow 18th of November.  Ony 10 people can attend the museum any given time while current restrictions are in place.

Current exhibitons are:

100% WOOL

Bird artist in residence

Behind the scenes, conserving and archiving of textile work.

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Sigurbjörn Helgason our artist in residence will host a workshop on the museums Facebook page (hönnunarsafn) on Thursday 22nd. October from 13:00 - 14:00.

All you need is a magazine or paper that can be cut, scissors and glue.

Please share your birds with us on our Facebook page or on your Instagram using the hasstags #fuglinnminn #hönnunarsafn

We are hoping to see a beautiful flock of birds flying around in these digital spaces.

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The museum is temporarily closed.

Take care!

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The Museum is open, we must all respect the 1 meter rule and guests are limited to 20 at each time. Currently we have the following exhibitions going on: 100% ULL, BEHIND THE SCENES, conservation and registration of textile work, BIRD ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Sigurbjörn Helgason. Entrance in free until the 15th of November.

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Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir, the director of the Design Museum og Magnea Einarsdóttir, fashion designer will give a guided tour (IN ICELANDIC) on Sunday the 27th of September at 13:00. At the moment we can only allow 12 guests on the tour so guests must buy ticket in advance on

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Creating from wool all sorts of sheep. Ásgerður Heimisdóttir and Rebekka Egilsdóttur, product designer will lead the workshop. Please book in advance at

Free of charge



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Sigurbjörn Helgason has set up his workspace in the museum shop where he will be making birds, large and small.
The adventurous birds are made from a variety of found materials such as reindeer antlers, pine from the garden and driftwood pieces. Each bird has its own unique character shaped by the material.

Sigurbjörn graduated as an art teacher and has worked as such in Reykjavík's primary schools until he retired last year.

Welcome to a special opening day on the 17th of September anytime between 12-17.

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