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Perlan brings Wonders of Iceland alive in a unique exhibition, through ground-breaking technology, science, photography, and design. Perlan’s spectacles include a real ice cave (100-meter long) and an interactive glacier exhibition. There is also an...more
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| Oskjuhlid, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Reviewed yesterday

The science of energy creation, Iceland-style, the source of heating for most of the city, an an interesting building on the top of the hill.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed yesterday

Spent a couple hours although there were renovations going on at the time. The trip through the glacier, glacial display and display interaction room was very good. Great cafe and restaurant on the top level but like everything in Iceland not cheap.

Thank AngryAxes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

...except there was construction during my visit so the price was reduced. The exhibits are great: informative and interactive. Just not sure it’s worth the full price. View from the top deck is great; again, not sure of the value.

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We got there early in the morning. The exhibits are fantastic and this is a must see for anyone visiting reykjavik. However, part of admission is a free shuttle from the harpa to the museum and back. The museum employees said that the shuttle would...More

1  Thank xmatthisx
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this place early in our vacation before we traveled outside the city. It gives you perspective on the history and events that have happened to build and create Iceland. The ice cave is fun to walk through. You will want warm clothes and...More

Thank Sheldon R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really a must see. Perlan hosts a giant exibition on vulcano's, earthquakes and glaciers in Iceland. Interactive. Very nicely done.More

Thank JeanetSchuurman
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jeanet, thank you for your kind words. Yes, we are happy to let you experience Wonders of Iceland like never before - through virtual reality, immersive experiences, ground-breaking photography, excellent texts & so much more. We work with world-famous designers, technicians, the University of...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well for starters don't trust the 09-20 on their site, they close at 19:00. Can't really say that much about whats inside since we got there at 19:01 and didn't get to go in, even when it's stated that they are open to 20. The...More

Thank mochnacz1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cool technology, video, dioramas that explain Iceland's geological evolution. The museum was under construction so the entrance was ISK1900 vs. the normal ISK3900. Definitely worth the lower price...not sure what additional exhibits are being developed or what we missed out on due to construction. Observation...More

Thank gerry s
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Gerry, thank you for sharing your beautiful experience with us. You did not miss out on anything at Perlan - our exhibition, Wonders of Iceland, is 100% open. We are only preparing new spectacles to open this winter 2018, and building a Planetarium. This...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this place when we stopped off in Reykjavik during a cruise. The building is interesting, housing various displays as well as very expensive items for sale. The view from the top is very good, you can see for miles. Unfortunately on the day...More

Thank Ann M
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Ann, thank you for writing us about your beautiful day. Did you enjoy our new spectacles? They include a 10-meter high cliff & lifelike seabirds, virtual reality entertainment, a virtual aquarium, an immersive Forces of Nature show, interactive displays & so much more. Now,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Perlan make us respect to the earth. Not far from city centre and has free shuttle minibus. We can enjoy the city from the top.More

Thank Jongliektan
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jongliektan, thank you for your kind words. I am happy to hear how Perlan inspired you. We aim to be an information center - educating through experience. Perlan works closely with the University of Iceland and together we open a door to the latest...More

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Connie C
7 July 2018|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Dear Connie, thank you for your question. Yes, we are repairing the building after a recent fire and also preparing new spectacles to open this winter 2018 - even a Planetarium. All construction-work is inside the Perlan... More
1 July 2018|
Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Thank you, Anne, for your question. We have not yet opened sale to Perlan View on New Year's Eve 2018. From Perlan, you will see all of the capital area celebrating a new year - with fireworks and joy. I will let you... More
29 May 2018|
Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Thank you, DoPoppInn, for your question. Yes, Perlan is now open with new spectacles. We are still bringing a part of Perlan back to its usual state of excellence but this should not affect your experience at the museum at... More