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Photography is one more facet of Reykjavik's artistic heritage and culture. This can be very well experienced at the Reykjavik Museum of Photography. This independent museum lies at Grófarhús, 15 Tryggvagata, 101 Reykjavik in Iceland.
It was founded in the year 1981. The museum aims towards collecting photographic material and preserving it. Visitors can see some of the historical photographs of Iceland in this city run museum. The museum has hosted some of the greatest collection of photographs generated by local artists.
Though the museum mainly aims at local talent, it also provides a platform for international artists. This is an ideal place to visit for people of all ages. One can see various emotions, features and scenic beauty captured in the colored and black and white photographs.
The museum remains open on all days, from 10 am to 4 pm.
The Reykjavik Museum of Photography collects photographs, items and documents related to the practice of photography, by professional- and amateur photographers, who have lived and worked in the Reykjavik area.
The museum holds a number of photogr