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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 experience & learn to understand Iceland's mysteries. Perlan brings Wonders of Iceland alive in a unique exhibition, through ground-breaking technology, science, photography, and design. Perlan’s spectacles include a real ice cave...more
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Varmahlid 1 | Oskjuhlid, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. A very well put together museum with some great features and gadgets. Highly recommend this to adults and children. A free shuttle from the harbour is a great added bonus

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an absolute gem. My guide book really did not do it justice, and as a result my teenage son and I initially drove there just to look at the building! You could spend 3-4 hours here, without eating at the restaurant. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Al_Gale777
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Perlan is a museum made from 5 geothermal water towers which make it architecturally unique. It gives a visitor a complete geological and astronomical history of Iceland, from the Aurora Borealis to the volcanoes, geysers, waterfalls, and more. There is a free shuttle that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank internationalmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stopped for a photo opportunity on the 4th floor as well as a quick cup of coffee on the 5th floor cafe. Excellent views of the city and surrounding area from the hill. They also have a man made ice cave which unfortunately...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vijaysaxena99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great discovery you can travel to by bus. The volcanic and ocean exhibits were great but the films in the planetarium were the best I have witnessed in a planetarium anywhere. The Icelandic soundtrack created a very unique atmosphere. Loved every second.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good introduction to Iceland on our first morning here. Good exhibitions, really well done. Great place to bring children. Don’t miss the planetarium and a walk round the observation deck with fab views over Reykjavík. Total time spent here- 2 hours. The top floor...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rbarker27
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a well organised and presented attraction but do start with the impressive 15min film in the planetarium. Very beautiful photography and interesting content. Good museum for the origin of the island, its people, culture and wild life. All fascinating and we now know...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

With shuttle bus from Harpa to Perlan I arrived for few minutes and for free. Inside the big Perlan everything is well presented with lovely and various exhibitions.While you reading the history of Iceland, volcanic, wildlife, flora and fauna you will not be bored.Planetarium and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ErvinA80
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a VERY windy day, but we couldn't resist going up to the top and outside on the walkway to see the city views and to get some great pictures.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LeeMike
Reviewed 1 week ago

A planetarium that studies the skies but also the planet...very well conceived and presented. The film in the auditorium is a must especially for those disappointed by a non-cooperative sky on the evening designated for Northern Lights. Wonderful place for children and adults. Leave several...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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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Nomad47884567955
November 19, 2018|
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Response from MontrealMissy | Reviewed this property |
The museum part can be done at the pace you want, there is lots of reading but you can go fast. The ice tour part too is not very long because it's very cold. One to 2 hours should be fine.
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beachmak
November 2, 2018|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Hi beachmak, thank you for your question. Our Shuttle Bus runs more or less all year round. There are a few days in the year when we must cancel the bus, e.g. due to special events in the city. We always advertise that... More
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