Kópavogur attractions

Cultural Centre in Kópavogur

Menningarmiðstoð Kópavogs

Menningarmiðstoð Kópavogs contains Kópavogur’s Natural History Museum, where displays include an orca skeleton, stuffed animals and some of Mývatn lake’s odd marimo balls (round, cannon-ball sized clusters of algae)…
Gallery in Kópavogur

Gerðarsafn Art Museum

In this beautifully designed museum you'll find excellent rotating modern-art exhibitions and a notable permanent collection of 20th-century Icelandic works. It's dedicated to stained-glass artist and sculptor Gerðu…
Museum in Kópavogur

Natural History Museum of Kópavogur

Iceland’s unique geology and wildlife are showcased here. Highlights include an orca skeleton, a good collection of taxidermied animals and Mývatn lake’s unusual marimo balls (hand-sized, spherical clusters of algae…
Arts Centre in Kópavogur


Iceland’s first specially designed concert hall is built entirely from local materials (driftwood, spruce and crushed stone) and has fantastic acoustics. See the website for its (mostly classical) concert program.