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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 good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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Route 1 | Hellisheidarvirkjun, Hveragerdi 816, Iceland
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+354 591 2880
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a truly interesting process and you get to see much of it here. The guided tour is a waste of time as you can see the video and the exhibition without it. The history of hot water to Reykjavik is amazing. Well worth...More

Thank Stephen R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Orka náttúrunnar geothermal power plant while driving along route 1. The plant is definitely worth a look if you have the opportunity. But, my advice is to skip the guided tour and to just look at the exhibits yourself which is free....More

1  Thank mhnstr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the geothermal power plant as part of our Golden Circle tour and it was very interesting to learn how superheated water from the volcanic hot spot below the plant it brought to the surface, used to drive turbines, which produce about 10% of...More

2  Thank Steve1362
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Geothermal Energy Exhibition at the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Station involves a short presentation by a (in our case) a knowledgeable docent, the small exhibit, and several videos about Iceland's geothermal energy industry. As part of a tour - such as Reykjavik Excursions "The Wonders...More

Thank MitchLisaE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the potential to be amazing - instead you get a 5 minute tour, by (in our case) a very disinterested guide, following by a glimpse at the the turbines from a viewing room. Nothing else. The information boards are broken, as was...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

The exhibition is very interesting, but the tour is not worth paying for. All the information is presented on the walls and the tour does not leave the main hall. It's about 10 minutes start to finish. We expected a tour of the power plant...More

4  Thank Jonny M
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

We visited this power plant as part of our tour for the Golden Circle. The geothermal exhibition tour was very interesting and knowledgeable.

2  Thank Keith L
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of a school trip. We had the basic tour and talk which was ok but a bit short imo. The exhibition had some lovely photos but the gift shop was seriously expensive. There was a more expensive tour that included amongst other...More

1  Thank Zapstar67
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

This was one of the excursions when our cruise ship stopped here for the day. Highly interesting, amazing, unforgetable. The sight was something to behold---all the steam coming out of the ground. The visitor center had excellent displays to explain the geothermal process. This trip...More

Thank gab131vic
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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

If you ever want to know anything about how they turn geothermal energy into power this is a must tour. They have different levels of tour.

Thank wolf3728
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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
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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
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Fugee1
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.
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