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Geothermal exhibition

Route 1 | Hellisheidarvirkjun, Hveragerdi 816, Iceland
+354 591 2880
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The geothermal power plant has a visitor's center with tours around our energy exhibition, cafe and a gift shop.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Route 1 | Hellisheidarvirkjun, Hveragerdi 816, Iceland
+354 591 2880
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really interesting and high tech show about the production of geothermal energy. Quiet as well, less than ten visitors at the same time.

Thank stevenNijhuis
Reviewed 6 days ago

This tour is very informative on the thermal system that service the Reykjavik, Iceland. Definitely surprise to know it service the city of Reykjavik some distance away.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

The tour was very informational. It lasted about 30-45 minutes. I would recommend if you have any interest in geothermal energy

Thank jgshaver
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Excellent exhibition and tour, 'though quite expensive when compared with Krakatoa near Myvatn. Opens up your mind to the renewable energy sector.

Thank Jullawhaden
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

I was thoroughly impressed with the $3 billion dollar plant, the technology, the facility, the staff and the mission. It was absolutely fascinating. There's something that would interest everyone and a choice with photos, actual equipment, gifts from Japan, hands on demos, videos and guides...More

Thank swat1544
Reviewed September 23, 2017

you can learn a lot about what this country has done to harness volcanic activity that heats everything from houses, pools, sidewalks, greenhouses AND produces electricity in the process. After you see a video presentation that also happens to show where in the world geothermal...More

1  Thank Marion W
Reviewed September 23, 2017

I find it incredible the way the Icelanders utilize the geothermal feature to create energy. They explained how they drilled 6000 feet down to a thermal pool with water over 400 degrees. they use heat transfer units to heat fresh water that flows to homes...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We went to Iceland to see the Northern Lights, with no other goal in mind and no other information about the area. It turns out that Iceland is a geothermal wonder, and when you tour this place you realize both what they have, and how...More

2  Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed September 16, 2017

I teased the boys in our group for being nerds when they wanted to go look at the water turbines at this Geothermal plant but the welcome center is so well done, the scenery near by the amazing and the things you learn really put...More

Thank Leigth M
Reviewed September 15, 2017

There are just a few, successful geothermal power plants in the world, and this is one. There is not much to see, as with any electrical power plant. All of the action is contained within high pressure pipes and turbines. Exhibits in the visitor area...More

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Max Z
September 7, 2017|
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Response from GeothermalExhibition | Property representative |
Hi max! Unfortunately there are no public transport to us. Although Reykjavík Excursions offers a tour with them that stops by here on its way to Krýsuvík, Gunnuhver and the blue lagoon. You can check our webiste... More
Jerry S
May 11, 2017|
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Response from GeothermalExhibition | Property representative |
Dear Jerry, Yes we do offer guided tour every hour from 11 to 15, you don't need a reservation. 11:15, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00. But if you want to be here before 11:15 we have some fixed group in the mornings that... More
March 22, 2017|
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Response from lucine9 | Reviewed this property |
The tour is really great. It sets you up to understand much of what you will see in this marvelous country. I can't remember the free gift so it must have been ...... I don't know. Memorable.