The Icelandic Punk Museum in Reykjavik
The Icelandic Punk Museum in Reykjavik

The Icelandic Punk Museum in Reykjavik

The Icelandic Punk Museum is home to all things punk! It highlights the small but mighty Icelandic punk and new wave scene that’s now well known across the globe. Interestingly, this beloved museum is completely underground in what used to be a men’s public toilet! They use this tiny space very wisely, with every nook and cranny crammed full of fascinating punk history and memorabilia. They even manage to fit in a band sometimes, playing some of punk’s greatest hits! It’s an unbelievably fun and creative little exhibition, you’ll struggle to find anything quite like it! Perfect for music lovers, as well as people just looking for a truly unique experience.

What’s the history of punk in Iceland?

Punk burst into the Icelandic music scene in 1978, with it reaching its peak in the late 90s. Some heavy hitters include The Sugarcubes, with influences even being noted in the post-rock band Sigur Rós.
  • Open Monday to Sunday: 12pm-8pm
  • Entry: 1200 ISK
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