Opening on December 1, 2018

Water in Icelandic
Nature

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The exhibition will awaken interest and admiration for the nature of water and to inform about its wonders and importance for the future prosperity of society.

Live aquatic organisms will be on display and emphasis will be placed on interactive exhibits and active participation by visitors.

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Water is the foundation
of life on Earth

Iceland is rich in water: clean groundwater, geothermal springs, direct runoff and glacial rivers, bogs, moors and myriads of waterfalls.

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Water is teeming
with life

Observe live aquatic organisms and study their ecology and evolution. Look into the water and witness the world of tiny plant- and animals.

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Water plays an important ecological role

Discover different types of freshwater ecosystems, their diverse plant- and animal communities, rich salmon rivers and world-famous bird lakes.