Cookie Policy


What is a cookie?

Today, cookies are used by virtually all websites. In many cases, the use of cookies is necessary in order to provide relevant services on the website.

A cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s IT equipment (PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) so that the device can be recognised. Cookies can, among other things, be used to compile statistics about how users use the website and to help optimise content on the page. A cookie is a passive file, which means that it cannot collect information from the user’s computer or spread computer viruses or other malware. Some cookies are placed by other parties (so-called third parties) than the one shown in the address bar (URL) of the browser. They may simply be ordinary content, but may also be e.g. analysis tools or embedded comment fields. This means that cookies are stored by parties other than the owner of the website.

Some cookies are only stored on the user’s IT equipment as long as the user has their browser open (session cookies). Other cookies are stored for a prolonged period (persistent cookies). When the user re-visits a website, session cookies will be stored anew while persistent cookies are typically refreshed.


Cookies on

On we use cookies to ascertain how our websites are used. The information collected in our statistics is anonymous and cannot be linked to named users.

We use third party cookies for:

Google Analytics

The museum uses Google Analytics to prepare visitor statistics and to see e.g. how many people, who visits and which pages that are of particular interest to our users.


How can I delete/avoid cookies?

The procedures for erasing or avoiding cookies on your device depends on your browser.

If you use a PC, you can erase cookies by pressing [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[Delete].

If this does not work, or if you use e.g. a Mac, click the link for the browser you are using:

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Google Chrome



Flash cookies


Why do we provide information on cookies?

All Faroese websites are legally obliged to inform users about the cookies stored on their devices.

This information must be provided in accordance with The Executive Order on requirements regarding information and consent when storing and accessing data on end user’s data terminal equipment, colloquially known as the cookie order.

Have any questions?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, you are welcome to contact us via


Owner-related information

National Gallery of the Faroe Islands

Gundadalsvegur 9

110 Tórshavn 

Tel. +298 223579


Version 1, 2020


+298 22 35 79
Gundadalsvegur 9, P.O. Box 1141 FO-110 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Opening hours
From 1 May - 31 October
Monday - Sunday 11 - 17

(1th Thursday every month 11 - 20)

From 1 November - 30 April
Monday, Thursday to Sunday 11 - 16

Adults: 90 DKK
Senior discount ticket: 70 DKK
Students: 25 DKK
Children and young people under 20 years: free

Group discount min. 12 adults: 60 DKK per person

Annual pass for one: 225 DKK
Annual pass 1+1 - bring a friend for free: 300 DKK

The annual pass includes free entrance to the museum as well as free admission to guided tours, concerts and events.

In addition to that, you get 10% discount on posters, books and postcards as well as 10% discount in the museum café.
+298 22 35 79
Gundadalsvegur 9, P.O. Box 1141 FO-110 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands