Wonders of Iceland

Attention: Planetarium is closed on the following dates.
Closed 9:00-13:00, 11 December
Closed 9:00-13:00, 12 December

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Amazing Geological Wonders

Forces of Nature

Guests see, hear and feel the power of volcanoes, earthquakes and geothermal energy.

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Volcanoes

Iceland is so volcanically active that researchers typically speak about “volcanic systems” rather than individual volcanoes. The island has 30 active volcanic systems, each with many types of volcanoes.

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Plate Tectonics

The rocky shell of our planet, known as the crust, is broken and cracked into huge tectonic plates. These plates float on a sea of viscous molten rock. They carry entire continents. on slow, drifting paths around the planet.

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Earthquake

There are three main forms of earthquakes, depending on the plate movements that occur beneath the Earth's surface. Earthquakes can occur on a convergent boundary, divergent boundary or a transform fault. Iceland has both transform and divergent boundaries.

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Geothermal

Geothermal areas are traditionally divided into high- and low-temperature groups. Low-temperature areas are good for heating homes, greenhouses and swimming pools. High-temperature areas are better for large-scale power generation.

Augmented Reality Entertainment

Látrabjarg Cliff

Biggest sea-bird cliff in Europe

Látrabjarg, in the Westfjords is one of the biggest sea-bird cliffs in Europe. At Perlan, a realistically rendered model of Látrabjarg rises up 10 meters, rich with bird and plant specimens.

Natural Skyscraper

Through high-tech, augmented reality entertainment visitors will see, hear and learn about life of millions of inhabitants in this natural skyscraper.

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Underwater Journey

Go on a cinematic underwater journey around Iceland, at Perlan. You meet tiny algae, giant whales and everything in between. Interactive experience mixed with captivating information makes this exhibit both fun and educational.

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Explore the Magnificent Ice Cave

Glaciers and Ice Cave

Real man-made Ice Cave

The Ice Cave is the first of its kind in the world. It is 100 meters long, built with over 350 tons of snow from the Blue Mountains. As visitors wander through the Ice Cave, they experience a glacial environment in a safe and informative way.

Glaciers Exhibit

A dramatic interactive exhibition provides insight into Icelandic glaciers, their bleak future and the effects of global warming. Guests learn about Iceland’s glaciers, their effect on the land and what will happen if, or when, they disappear. Guests are also introduced to the unusual lifeforms that live on glaciers.

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360° view of Reykjavík

Perlan View

This amazing deck provides a 360° view of
Reykjavik and surrounding areas. It’s a must-visit
for everyone.

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  • Reviewed May 9, 2018
  • Such a unique experience!
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  • Reviewed May 4, 2018
  • Incredible man made Ice cave!
Perlan ViewWonders of Iceland
> Observation deck> Observation deck
> Wonders of Iceland exhibit
- Including Glaciers and Ice Cave
- Including Planeterium
Age 16 +490 ISK Add only 3,410 ISK and
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3,900 ISK
Age 6 – 15FREE1,950 ISK
Age 0 – 5FREEFREE
Family ticketN/A7,800 ISK

FAMILY TICKET INCLUDES: 2 ADULTS AND 1-2 CHILDREN (AGE 6-15). IN THIS OFFER, YOU ONLY PAY FULL PRICE FOR 2 ADULTS.