Árbær Museum is an open air museum with more than 20 buildings that form a town square, a village and a farm. Most of the buildings have been relocated from central Reykjavík.
Árbær Museum was an established farm well into the 20th century and the museum opened there in 1957. Árbær Museum tries to give a sense of the architecture and way of life and lifestyles of the past in Reykjavík and during summer visitors can see domestic animals.
There are many exhibitions and events held at the Museum that highlight specific periods in Reykjavík‘s history. These include craft days, vintage car displays, Christmas exhibitions and much more. There is something for the whole family at Árbær Museum.