Plan your visit

At the National Gallery you can experience the Faroese nature and the unique landscape transformed into pictures. There are paintings depicting the green mountains of the Faroe Islands, colourful villages, and the sea that roars around the 18 islands.

Among the unique pieces, you will find works made of Faroese horsehair and a natural-sized whale made of 32,000 plastic soldiers. One of the main attractions in the art museum’s collection is a room made of glass and mirrors, where you optically can see 700 meters up and down!

The National Gallery offers an exceptional art experience in a wonderful scenic setting. In the museum’s foyer, you will find a café and shop as well as workshop tables with fun activities for children. You do not have to buy a ticket to use the café, shop and workshop - it is free and open to everyone. There is also free WiFi.

We recommend that the visit to the art museum is rounded off with a walk outside through the park in the direction of the city center, from which the museum's architecture can be enjoyed. The museum's many black-stained gables are reminiscent of traditional Faroese boathouses.

Directions

On foot: The museum is approximately a 10 minute walk from the city center. Walking guests arrive through the park. 

By bus: Take bus number 2 and it will lead you to the door. Get off the bus on the bus stop called Gundadalur. Most buses also stop at the bus stop called R. C. Effersøes gøta (Læknamiðstøðin), which is only 300 m from the museum. 

By car: For driving, signage shows the way to the museum parking lot. 

+298 22 35 79
info@art.fo
Gundadalsvegur 9, P.O. Box 1141 FO-110 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Opening hours
The National Gallery is temporarily closed from 1 November 2021 - 1 February 2022 due to renovation.

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From 1 October - 30 April:
Tuesday - Sunday 13.00 - 16.00
Closed on Mondays

From 1 May - 30 September:
Monday - Sunday 11.00 - 17.00
Admission
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.
+298 22 35 79
info@art.fo
Gundadalsvegur 9, P.O. Box 1141 FO-110 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands