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The Icelandic Punk Museum

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Get the F**k in there!

This was a great little museum on the history of punk music in Iceland. Its also a reminder that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Orion G
Dublin, Texas
Worth a Stop

We stopped here for about 30 minutes and really got a kick out of it. Admission was 1000 ISK... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The Icelandic Punk museum is situated in one of Reykjavik most prolific spots. At Bankastraeti Zero, the old public toilets in the bottom of the main street. Seeing is believing and we will see you here!
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Bankastraeti 2 | Underground, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled onto this by accident. It's downstairs in a converted public toilet - with the toilets still in it. It's basically the story of Icelandic punk posted onto the walls of the cubicles and entrance. There is some video it's but pretty poor and nothing...More

Thank Brundlefly1
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a great little museum on the history of punk music in Iceland. Its also a reminder that regardless of cultures, deep down we are all the same.

Thank Orion G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for about 30 minutes and really got a kick out of it. Admission was 1000 ISK. They cover a brief history of pre-punk music in Iceland and then focus on punk music from the mid 1970s through the break-up of the Sugarcubes...More

Thank JMK-Pittsburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago

tiny little "hole in the ground" is a converted public restroom completely plastered with posters, photos and notes about the local music scene of the era. the host was very warm and friendly and informative. they have a kit set up if you feel like...More

Thank erin d
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun little hidden museum. My only feedback is that they said it was a suggested donation of $10 (USD), but that we could choose to donate what we wanted after we went through. The person I was with decided to donate $5...More

Thank aleerose18
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem. If you enjoyed punk music then discovering the history of Icelandic punk in interesting surroundings is fun. Run by an enthusiast- really enjoyed it!

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking down the street see a little sign with John Lydon on it.. walk down some steps and I'm in the Icelandic Punk Museum.. very unexpected diversion. Tiny buy very cool. The host gives you a short talk about what you are about to see...More

Thank dave s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is only ten bucks and it's little but has a ton of knowledge about the Punk scene in Iceland. The guide was fun. There's music to listen to, which in my case I didn't understand because I don't speak Icelandic. There's clothes to...More

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real experence of the punk scene in Iceland. If you want to know something about punk and rock in Iceland the stafff can inform you.

Thank Ingolfur B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a unique place! Converted from a very small underground city restroom, this tiny museum is packed with youth angst and rebellion. The walls are literally pasted with punk's history as related to Iceland. I had read that Johnny Rotten was there for the opening...More

Thank edwardbQ8737MZ
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Kim B
13 January 2018|
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Response from Gunnar H | Property representative |
Entry fee is 1000 isk, about 10 US$.