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Are you passionate about what goes on behind the scenes in swimming pools? Want to know how chlorine is made? How long can swimmers in the tower be on duty at any one time?
Árni Jónsson, director of Laugardalslaugar and Þóra Sigurbjörnsdóttir, specialist at the Icelandic Design Museum, will answer these and other questions on a guided tour of the exhibition SUND on Sunday 29 May at 13.
The entrance fee to the museum is valid.

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On the occasion of International Museum Day, 18 May at 16-17, Brynhildur Pálsdóttir, designer and another curator of SUND, will be guiding the exhibition.
The most important public good in Iceland lies in the hot water. The most interesting public spaces are the swimming pools. The pool culture is about quality of life and public health, sports, games, relaxation and entertainment, body culture, civilization and communication. Daily life has traditionally left its mark on the swimming pools and turned them into a fitness center, classroom, social home, playground and spa.

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