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Volcano House

Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 555 1900
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Incredible Films

We watched the two documentary films at Volcano House. They were both excellent - both informative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Haligon
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Last night of our holiday

We decided late in the day to pay a visit to the Volcano House and were not disappointed. Two... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael_High
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Volcano House is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the heart of Reykjavik. This is the place where one can learn about the Icelandic volcanoes by watching high quality film that were created for the Volcano House. Moreover, there is a great lava stones collection, souvenir shop and the collection of arts from famous Icelandic artists. We pride ourselves with of our multilingual staff many of whom have studied geology and so can add to the understanding of our customers.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“volcanic rock” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We watched the two documentary films at Volcano House. They were both excellent - both informative and interesting. The static displays were simple and easy to move through as we waited for the films. The gentleman who sold the tickets also introduced the films and...More

Thank Haligon
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Haligon Thank you for the review and kind words! Its like music to my ears to read this review! Have a great time in Iceland! All the best, Daan

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided late in the day to pay a visit to the Volcano House and were not disappointed. Two superb documentaries about Iceland and the Vestmannaeyjar Islands. Thanks to Dan for being a great host and offering so much information. A wonderful evening out.More

Thank Michael_High
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Michael Thank you for the 5 star review and kind words! It means a lot to us I also enjoyed showing you around the exhibition so it is great to get this positive feedback! Hope you had an unforgettable time in Iceland! All the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Volcano House features an hour long movie about the volcano that destroyed a village in 1973 and about volcanic activity. There is a small display of different rock afterwards. There is an attendant to answer any questions.More

Thank Varty_10
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Varty Thank you for the 4 star review and for taking the time to write about us! I agree that we are small but I would say it is anything but simple, these minerals are the lifetime work of a collector and are highly...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had an awesome experience in the Volcano house. The staff was very friendly and informative. Definitely recommend going there to see the Documentaries they offer in the cinema if you are interested in volcanoes.

Thank Jón Á
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the 5 star review and kind words!! It really means a lot to us :)

Reviewed 5 days ago

A very small exhibit, next to Icelandic Fish and Chips opposite the harbour. Videos, maps etc. and a small gift shop. See it if you're walking past.

Thank dr_iggy
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review! I recommend seeing the documentary show for the full Volcano House experience, it is our main attraction :) All the best, Daan

Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty small museum / shop that talk about the history of volcano eruptions in Iceland. We watched the movie which is very informative but a little over price in my opinion. Nevertheless good place to visit, but only if you have plenty of time...More

Thank spicykit
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! Great to hear you liked the show and found it interesting! The Icelandic people have been through a lot considering we have over 30 active volcanoes and eruptions approximately every 5 years. We are the place to learn everything geology...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Volcano House in the morning and were told that there is an hourly show until 21:00. When we came back for the 20:00 show we were told that due to a football match in the evening the show was cancelled.More

Thank Amos P
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amos I can only offer an explanation for how that turned out but I truly regret your situation. The entire Volcano House was booked out on the same day for a 4 hour long period, we simply could not say no to a booking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Volcano house is in the downtown area of Reyjavik, and inside Icelandic fish and chips restaurant - sort of. They offer about an hour of videos on volcanic activity in Iceland which is pretty cool and provides good information about the history of volcanos...More

Thank Noe D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Iceland is all about volcanos and nature. Volcano house is a must see place in Reykjavik. You will learn a lot of new facts about volcanic activity and see how people of Iceland were fighting against volcanos to save their homes.

Thank Dmitry S
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dmitry S Thank you so much for the 5 star review!! We really appreciate them! Yes, the Icelandic people have been through a lot and faced incredible challenges against Mother Nature. The struggle never seizes to amaze! :) All the best, Daan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love volcanoes and geology, but Volcano House probably shouldn't be on your 'must-do' list. There's a small geology display, plus a small theatre with a 55 minute program of two movies. The second one is spectacular, but it's probably not worth planning the day...More

Thank L S
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, we appreciate all feedback! I must say I find it harsh to give us a 2 star rating considering you enjoyed the Eyjafjallajökull documentary. We put a lot of work and effort into the Volcano House and also have a...More

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Gribit
13 August 2017|
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Response from Catherinemiller | Reviewed this property |
It was less than the adult ticket but I don't recall amount. Interesting fact seniors get into the settlement museum free!
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Coryy20
17 February 2017|
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Response from binkynsteve | Reviewed this property |
hi its free , we werent charged at all , which in Iceland is unusual !!! please do go visit , its small , wont take long but it is very informative .
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