Opening hours and admission

Opening hours 2024

Spring: March 1st - May 31st, Daily except on Mondays 10 am - 4 pm.
Summer: Daily 10 am - 5 pm. 

Closed during weekends from November until the end of February. 

The museum is open online, as well as the website, Instagram and Facebook accounts where one can gather information on Halldór Laxness and his works.

Visitors can virtually visit the museum, access the art collection and navigate between rooms here, accompanied by the Hamrahlíð choir singing Hjá lygnri móðu in the background, a poem by Laxness.

How to get there
Gljúfrasteinn – Laxness Museum is located on your way to Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir) on the Golden Circle route. 


Adults: ISK 1500
Seniors: ISK 1200
Students: ISK 1200
Disabled: Free
Children under 18: Free

Tour guides and tourist offices receive a 10% discount.

For further information or booking of tours for groups tel: 586 8066 or e-mail: gljufrasteinn [hjá]

Groups are advised to book in advance for tours of the house, which are available in Icelandic, English, German and Swedish, and an illustrated guide in French. Tours can be offered in other languages by prior arrangement with the staff. To book, tel. 586-8066 or e-mail gljufrasteinn [hjá]