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Perlan Wonders of Iceland - Ice cave & Icelandic Nature Exhibition
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Perlan Wonders of Iceland - Ice cave & Icelandic Nature Exhibition
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At Perlan you truly get to know Iceland, an island born of fire and ice. Scientific wonders come alive all around you – volcanoes, northern lights, glaciers, oceanic wonders, seabirds & so much more. You explore a real ice cave, sit back in a...more
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Varmahlid 1 | Oskjuhlid, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Perlan on our second day of our Iceland vacation. The views from the restaurant and observation deck were spectacular for this time of the year. It takes about 2 1/2 hours to make a complete revolution of the dome/restaurant and the food...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience here, highlights being the aurora video and the ice cave. Lots of interactive spaces for everyone to enjoy and a great 360 view of the city. Would definitely recommend when visiting Reykjavik.More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 233kristenh
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 233kristenh, thank you for your kind words. Yes, we are happy to bring the wonders of Iceland alive at your fingertips. I hope you enjoyed your adventures at Perlan and that you learned something new about Iceland's nature. We look forward to creating new...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The view was absolutely stunning! Located on top of the hill overlooking the entire capital, while the restaurant slowly rotates giving you a 360 panoramic view.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great and as I've heard, the biggest museum in Iceland. Very informative and has a lot of things to watch. Interesting exhibitions and the view from the platform is beautiful. Quite expensive, but worth visiting.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cooperholic
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear cooperholic, thank you for writing to us about your experience. Yes, Perlan is a world-class experience center where you can learn all about Iceland's scientific wonders. I hope you enjoyed your adventures here - northern lights in the Planetarium, lifelike birds in the cliff,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A great view of the city, great staff, interesting Iceland history, wonderful displays and a free shuttle from the city. Definitely worth your time!More

Date of experience: December 2018
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EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, hauyireview, for your kind words. Yes, Perlan is a world-class experience center where Icelandic nature comes alive like never before. Did you see Áróra, our northern lights Planetarium show? There, you virtually fly through outer space to see how northern lights form, see...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

"Tourists trap" or not, this is an awesome exhibit. Very educational and interactive. I really enjoyed Aurora, the show, but the ice cave is pretty sweet as well as learning about the geologic formation of Iceland.More

Thank N7270SFjessicac
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear N7270SFjessicac, thank you for writing to us about your experience. Perlan is a world-class experience center. We are happy to work with renowned museum artists, top-scientists, leading photographers & more experts to create our spectacles. By no means are our exhibits only designed for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This place lets you have a 360 degrees view of Reykjavik ! Also lets you experience a polar cave. You can take a free shuttle bus from Harpa and it runs every 30 mins.More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank NellyZoe
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, NellyZoe, for writing to us about your lovely day. Yes, we are happy to bring Iceland's natural wonders alive like never before. Did you see our northern lights Planetarium show, Áróra? You see how northern lights from in outer space, see them dance...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure if I wanted to see this place but glad I decided to go! I took the free bus which was offered in front of the Harpa concert hall. The museum buidling itself is impressive, and sits on the biggest hill in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David R
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, David, for writing to us about your beautiful day. I am happy you dropped by and that you enjoyed your adventures at Perlan. This is exactly what we strive to do - let you learn all about Iceland's magical nature while exploring hands-on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to many science museums but never have seen it work so successful. One main exhibit is ice cave, another volcanoes and then planetarium show on northern lights. All amazing and then a cafe on top of the glass ceiling, rpthiugh it was raining...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank terryriba
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful day - thank you, terryriba, for writing to us about it. We are happy to bring Iceland's nature alive like nowhere else, right at your fingertips. Experience is our favorite way to learn and we are happy you enjoyed our spectacles. Feel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite good but very expensive. Not value for money. Learnt a great deal about the geology and about climate change so informative.

Date of experience: May 2019
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1984Juanita
April 1, 2019|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Hi Juanita, How wonderful, this sounds like a wonderful vacation. Yes, walking from Skarfabakki to Harpa (where our shuttle bus stops) takes about 50 minutes. However, a walk from Skarfabakki to Perlan is only a few... More
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EH1405
March 22, 2019|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Hi EH1405, thank you for your question. Children under 6 years old get free access to all of our exhibits - when accompanied by adults. Feel free to let us know if you have further questions. Kindly, Edda
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Lagerdrink
February 17, 2019|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Dear Lagerdrink, thank you for contacting us. Our Free Shuttle bus sometimes goes by IcelandAir Hotel Natura, which is very close to Perlan. But the safe choice is to catch it by Harpan. Feel free to contact us if you... More
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