The Culture House is a venue for Icelandic national heritage in a nutshell. The operations mainly entail diverse exhibitions. Contracts are made with relevant institutions regarding short or long term exhibitions. The Culture House thus serves as a common centre for Icelandic cultural heritage institutions with high-quality exhibitions on selected national treasures. There are facilities for exhibitions, meetings, gatherings, lectures, artistic events, public ceremonies and other occasions.
There is an elevator in the building and emphasis is placed on facilitating access for all.