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Info on Hekla

An interesting stop near the Hekla Volanic area. A nice facility with some information on the... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
Rochester Hills, Michigan

I actually visited Hekla Centre on 6th April 2010 following my experience of the lava eruption by... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
steven w
carlisle cumbria uk
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“Info on Hekla”
The Hekla Center houses a contemporary, multimedia exhibition on Mount Hekla, its history, and its influence on human life in Iceland from the time of the island's settlement until now. The Hekla Center is a working tourist information center...more
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I actually visited Hekla Centre on 6th April 2010 following my experience of the lava eruption by Eyjafjallajökull. Firstly the Hekla Centre is up to date regarding Heklas eruptions, last eruption was 26th February-6th March 2000. Some reviews state centre was not up to date,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank steven w
Reviewed June 15, 2018

An interesting stop near the Hekla Volanic area. A nice facility with some information on the history of Hekla.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed February 21, 2018

The hostess and owner there was on hand to personally escort us through the museum since we were late... plus our guide is from Hekla. ;-) She was really really nice. But mostly I was impressed with the museum which is great for kids and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marc A
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The most interesting part is to be able to listen to Hekla Volcanoes´s rumble trough scientific interpretation of seismic data. good historical sagas and extremely good view to Hekla Volcano. good restaurant in the same building, highly recommended for lunch and dinner.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 534j_nj
Reviewed July 30, 2017

The exhibition is not recommended at all. The information has not been updated for several years - no volcanic eruptions in Iceland since 2004? Video displays are not accessible because screens are out of order etc. At the restaurant we experienced the worst vegetable soup...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank skuladottirgudrun
Reviewed April 12, 2017

It's a shame that in such a beautiful location and such a great building there is a poor exhibition, and a totally unaware staff. Attention: they can be really rude if you ask to use the hotel wi-fi. The ticket is absolutely over-priced. Not recommended...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ledep87
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Lots of detail about volcanoes and Hekla in particular. Good displays with lots of historical facts. We were convinced Hekla was about to erupt again any day! Quite expensive for a small exhibit but then everything in Iceland is expensive!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank angelaanddave
Reviewed August 16, 2016

We took a detour to drive up to this attraction, thinking we had found a real visitor center. We were sadly disappointed. It was just as expensive as every other "museum" in Iceland and ess interesting,even though the exterior looked promising. The best aspect was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Rutman
Reviewed August 4, 2016

I went there on my way to see Hekla and was sadly disappointed. The entrance fee was 900kr. and the main opening to the exhibit was dark and dangerous with dimmly lid two steps down (no wheelchair access and a bit dangerous for guest that...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank HafsteinnThor
Reviewed September 7, 2015

this is a tourist trap. we learned little and felt it was not worth the fee. there is a view of Hekla from a largish window , supposedly the centrepiece but the glass is cracked right across. It says it all!

Date of experience: June 2015
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