The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll

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The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll (Icelandic: Rokksafn Íslands) is located at the Hljómahöll concert and conference hall in Reykjanesbær.[1] It was formally opened on April 5th 2014.[2]

The museum portrays the history of Icelandic pop and rock music from 1830 to the present. Guests can also dive deeper into the history of each artist and listen to their music with the help of the Rock ‘n’ Roll app on tablet computers. The museum also features a soundlab where guests can try out some instruments themselves.

Artists portrayed include Björk, Sigur Rós, Of Monsters and Men, Hljómar, Hjaltalín and Mugison.


  1. ^ Þormóður Logi Björnsson (January 16, 2014). "Fékk draumastarfið". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). 
  2. ^ "The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll, Facebook page". Retrieved November 4, 2014.