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Volcano Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Cool Art

This museum has a great collection of art all relating to volcanoes. I loved seeing how different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mickey92893
Interesting place to find out about volcanic stuff

Good display, knowledgeable able staff and excellent short documentary. Definitely worth an hour or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KZ B
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A unique exhibition of international art and objects related to volcanic eruptions and their impact. Let's learn from past, to see what Volcanoes are capable off. To see how different cultures all around the world could understand and behold on the...more
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Adalgata 6, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a great collection of art all relating to volcanoes. I loved seeing how different people from around the globe, during different time periods reacted to and interpreted volcanoes and their eruptions using art. The museum also shows a documentary and has numerous...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see all about volcane and learn about them specially as Iceland is a active volcano land. Worth visiting

Thank Soffia K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good display, knowledgeable able staff and excellent short documentary. Definitely worth an hour or so to learn more about Iceland’s geology.

Thank KZ B
Reviewed October 6, 2018

There isn't much to do in this town, so the Volcano Museum sort of has a captive audience and charges accordingly. While the movie was interesting, you can get through the rest of the museum in 15 minutes, tops, and see everything.

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

This is one of three museums in town and I recommend that you start here where you can buy a ticket for all three sites at a lower price than each one individually. They are all small museums and can easily be seen in half...More

Thank Y4CKsusang
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We popped in here, it's a nice small museum my 8 year old enjoyed it. Lots of art and different rock. The video upstairs kept them transfixed for 15mins as it was all about the 2010 volcano

Thank Laurista
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Ok, like most, if you are fortunate enough to visit Stykkisholmur, you have found the neat local artisan shop next door to the more obvious (larger-RED) Volcano Museum. Don't wonder....just go in. This very educational and interesting collection of the world's most dramatic volcano eruptions...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We arrived 45 mins before closing time and was worried that we would be rushed. It was quite pricey for what it offered so 2 of the family decided to not go in. In fact we were done within 30 mins.

Thank N1660QDhelens
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is the vision and collection of Sigurdsson, and has all items relating to a volcano. So if you're not interested in volcanoes, stay away. Interesting rocks, collection of artifacts from Pompeii. I liked the art collection the best. It consists of art by several...More

Thank arzanstudio
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Great museum with Vulcanism related art. The staff gives an explanation and a short tour and you can stay at least 1.5 - 2 hours in this great Museum.

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Dana O
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Traveler T | Reviewed this property |
I was with a group so I am not sure if there was an admission.
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elharbach
August 12, 2017|
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Response from Haraldur S | Property representative |
Hello, unfortunately we don't run geological tours anymore. Sorry about that.
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