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Perlan Wonders of Iceland Museum and Ice Cave Exhibition Entry
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Perlan Wonders of Iceland Museum and Ice Cave Exhibition Entry
from USD 25.10*
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At Perlan, you experience & learn to understand Iceland's mysteries. 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...more
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Varmahlid 1 | Oskjuhlid, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Perlan is a glass dome sitting on top of six giant tanks on a hill outside of Reykjavik with a wraparound viewing deck that offers spectacular views of Reykjavik and the many volcanic mountains. Inside the dome, one will find some interesting architecture, a café...More

4  Thank Steve1362
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Steve, thank you for telling us about your lovely day. Yes, our new exhibition will open on May 3rd, 2018. We are very excited to bring alive even more wonders of Iceland; Mysterious forces, seabirds, whales, Mývatn (a volcanic lake), Látrabjarg (a huge cliff...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is the epitome of the shameless greed that is consuming Iceland and will be the death of tourism here. I have lived here for 18 months plus and have taken numerous visitors to Perlan for the view of the city. It has recently come...More

4  Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I read some of the reviews about this museum online and gave it a try with a limited time in Reykjavík. I’m so glad we did as the Layout presentation and interactive exhibitions blew us all away. It’s nice to see they’re expanding and or...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really interesting place - ice cave was fantastic. Hoping to go back when the planetarium opens. Views are great and lunchtime soup was very good.More

Thank AliHoward58
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear AliHoward, thank you for writing us about your visit. Yes, we hope to see you again for adventures in our Planetarium - where you leave your earth-bound view to virtually fly around Icelandic nature. On that same day, the Icelandic Museum of Natural Sciences...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes this gives you a good view from the 4th level, but you must pay for access to the outside viewing platform. Go to the 5th floor restaurant instead to see the view for free.More

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EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Culture42615726121, thank you for sharing your experience with us. Yes, access to our Viewing Deck is included in tickets to the world-class exhibition inside, but also available separately. Did you explore our exhibition? There, you feel the forces of nature, go on a cinematic...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

They built their own Ice Cave! (or glacier cave :) ) Great addition to your time in Reykjavik. History of Iceland, glass dome viewing platform.

Thank Odyssey40556024580
Reviewed 6 days ago

worthwhile spending a few hours here, take in the lava video, puffin exhibit and ice cave, don't forget to do the roof walk around but watch out for the wind - make sure you have a good jacket and hold onto your hat...

Thank JR-FamilyTrips
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Firstly, the glacier experience was fantastic. The guide was lovely, very funny and informative. Top marks to him, a credit to the Perlan. The history of Iceland section of the perlan was very good, well displayed and set out. I read the whole lot and...More

Thank MissyMarina
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you’re staying in Reykjavík for a few nights, make sure you pop by Perlan Museum that offers amazing panoramic views of the city. We went an hour just before sundown and got to witness the town bathing in a divine palette of pale pinks...More

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EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

What a wonderful day. Thank you, willamazing, for writing us about your adventures. I agree, Perlan is a perfect place to enjoy a spectacular sunset. The true Icelandic weather makes every experience unique on our Viewing Deck. Did you explore our first-class exhibition inside? We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

About a 30 minute walk from the Hallsgrimkirka, it is like a science center type building with volcanic exhibits, native wildlife and the separate Ice Cave tour for 1.950 ISK or about $25.00 CDN. Before entering the cave you are given warm vests to wear...More

Thank MarkhamMichelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of construction going on, misinformation about our city pass getting us in (only gets you in the front door and up to the roof), and way too many people packed into this space made this a lackluster place to visit.More

Thank Orion G
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Orion, for writing us about your experience. Perlan is becoming a first-class interactive science center. Did you explore our engaging nature exhibition, called Wonders of Iceland? It even includes a real ice cave. This winter 2018, we will even open Iceland's first Planetarium....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to go to learn about Iceland. The ice tunnel is great and the views of Reykjavík from the top are amazing. Worth a visit.More

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EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear swifty, thank you for writing us about your visit. Did you enjoy our interactive glacier exhibition? We are happy to work with world-famous museum artists, top-scientists, the University of Iceland & more experts to create first-class spectacles. We wish to let anyone experience Icelandic...More

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2 November 2018|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Hi beachmak, thank you for your question. Our Shuttle Bus runs more or less all year round. There are a few days in the year when we must cancel the bus, e.g. due to special events in the city. We always advertise that... More
Kristian P
18 September 2018|
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Response from EddaMol | Property representative |
Thank you, Kristian, for your question. How wonderful, now we have a one-of-a-kind exhibition at Perlan, called Wonders of Iceland. A small part of it is closed until October 15th, due to a recent fire, but we will then... More