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Powering the Future is an energy exhibition on the diverse nature of electrical energy. The exhibition puts an emphasis on play and experience where the nature and characteristics of electricity are shown in multiple forms and guests are led through...more
The area around the plant is beautiful, of course, but the plant and museum is as well. The museum itself is pretty small, but is attractive and well designed, packed with information and numerous interactive displays. We were very impressed with the quality of the...More
There were great explanations in English and Icelandic discussing how energy works, and how the power is generated here. We really enjoyed the interactive displays and the fun items to touch and play with that helped make the learning tangible. Industrial and modern design made...More
My partner and I, at the end of a week in Iceland (our second visit), found ourselves with a rainy day and no plans. Looking around the area we are staying in, we found this unlikely place to visit. It was GREAT! Engaging exhibit with...More
Who knew you could make a small museum about hydropower be both informative for the whole family and as gorgeous as an art museum! Great design, clean (free) restrooms, and even free hot coffee/cocoa for the family! Bravo!
The Ljosafoss Power Station was a part of a tour stop during a conference. I really enjoyed the interactive exhibits and the beautiful setting. Very brief stop maybe 35 minutes, but definitely a must see. The interactive exhibits are a treat.
Ljosafoss station shows you how Icelanders make their power, efficiently and in a way that is less pollutant than most other countries, it's truly amazing and this exhibition is suitable for people of all ages!
We were staying in the area and curious about the power station. Shocked to find the museum open (and free) even on Iceland National Day. Interactive displays would intrigue small kids and certainly entertained us adults. Learned about how Iceland is powered and was impressed...More