Cultural Centres in the Municipality

Nordic House
Norðari ringvegur, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 35 13 51, Fax: +298 35 13 50
Milk Factory (Meiaríið) Tjóðpallur Føroya
M. Heinasonar gøta 12, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 31 86 17

Reception Centre (Móttøkuhúsið)
The Municipality offers a pleasant centre for receptions in the centre of town. It is used especially for public receptions to receive guests of the Municipality. The centre features the artwork of artists from the Faroes as well as from Iceland and Greenland.

Playhouse Theatre (Sjónleikarhúsið)
N. Finsens gøta 34, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 31 11 32

The Blacksmith's in Lítluvík (Smiðjan í Lítluvík)
The old blacksmith’s shed near Vágbotnur dates back to the 1870s and is now used as a showcase gallery for Faroese as well as international arts and crafts. Artists working in all types of media may rent the gallery for shows. You may sign up for a date at the Snarskivan, +298 30 20 10.

The Faroe Islands Art Museum (Listasavn Føroya)
On the north side of the central parkland in Tórshavn is the Faroese Art Gallery, which houses a significant collection of Faroese painting. Aside from the permanent collection, the Art Gallery offers a variety of special exhibitions of both professional and amateur artists.

Faroe Islands Art Museum (Listasavn Føroya)
Gundadalsvegur 9, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 31 35 79 

Natural History Museum
(Náttúrugripasavnið) The Natural History Museum is located near the university in the western section of Tórshavn. The purpose of the museum is to collect, preserve and exhibit examples of the natural environment from the archipelago and its ocean environs. In the summer, it is open every day of the week.

Natural History Museum (Náttúrugripasavnið)
V. U. Hammershaimbs gøta 13, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 35 23 00

The Faroe Islands Historical Museum (Fornminnissavn)

The Historical Museum features exhibitions exploring the many aspects of Faroese history and culture. The lives of our forefathers at sea and at home are presented through a combination of artefacts, photographs and illuminating text. The Old Hoyvík Farm is an outdoor museum along the sea below the Museum and features the old homestead and its outbuildings and the hay fields nearby.

The Faroe Islands Historical Museum (Føroya Fornminnissavn)
Brekkutún 6, FO-188 Hoyvík
Telephone: +298 31 80 76 

Faroese Aquarium (Føroya Sjósavn)

The Aquarium is located near Argir and features most all of the various marine species found around the Faroes. It is quite a fascinating and exciting place to visit, especially for children. Special visits for school groups, including preschools, can be arranged outside normal visiting hours. Call during regular business hours, 8.00 to 16.00 to arrange a visit.

Faroese Aquarium (Føroya sjósavn)
Rættargøta 1, FO-165 Argir
Telephone: +298 50 51 20,