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Magic Ice

Quayside at Havneterminalen | P.O. Box 95, Svolvaer 8301, Norway
(+47) 76 07 40 11
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Ranked #5 of 8 Attractions in Svolvaer
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums

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Peacehaven, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

This venue was open late at night for the Hurtigruten ship. Several of us went to look around, we were given additional clothing, which was very welcome. The sculptures were amazing and there were so many of them that we were afraid we might have missed one or two, you certainly have to look all around. Drinking out of the... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Had a visit to the Magic Ice attraction 2 weeks ago which was organised by the cruise ship Marco Polo , who had apparently notified the attraction of the ensuing visit of the coachload of visitors. However, on arrival it was found that the place was shut !!. Following a long wait in the freezing cold [ although some of... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our Hurtigruten cruise made just a one hour stop in Svolvaer afew nights ago. There was an announcement about Magic Ice. A few friends and I went. We thought it was amazing. It was not cheap, butthe ice sculptures were amazing. The drinks were served in ice goblets and you just helped yourself to as many as you wanted. My... More 

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SE PA, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My daughter wanted to go, so I joined up. Our timing was impeccable. No one was there. We were each given a pair of gloves and a large cape to don to keep from freezing our buns off. Yes, it is quite cold inside. Now don't go thinking you hit pay dirt and get to see the Ice Festival in... More 

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Mexico City
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334 reviews 334 reviews
121 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Cool by all definitions. Impressing for kids. You can buy a ticket family and it may lower your costs. There is an entrance fee. We did not buy the entrance with drinks. Too cold to stay long time inside. Great sculptures.

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Grunau im Almtal, Austria
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As you get in there you have to pay a quite high rate for a smelly coat and some gloves. Drink is included but not a big one, but it's in an ice glass, so nothing to complain about. The ice sculptures are really amazing to look at. Especially on hot summer days this is the way to go. Only... More 

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Houston
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112 reviews 112 reviews
11 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I loved this place. We put on hooded parkas and go in to a warehouse on the wharf full of incredible, very detailed, ice sculptures.

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I have been here before and thought it was ok, but this time it was bad. Smelly, ammoniac. The hole place pinched you in the nose. The drink that was included in the enterance fee was bad and it felt like someone had fooled you. Don't go there!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

amazing concept. very different than other museum. all figures, castles, even glasses in which drinks are served were made of ice. freezing inside as they maintain below zero degrees celsius.

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Svolvaer, Norway
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great museum with many sculptures of different artists from around the world, drinks in ice glasses were "strawberry of the dessert"

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