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Perlan Wonders of Iceland – Ice Cave & Planetarium
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Perlan Wonders of Iceland – Ice Cave & Planetarium
From US$16.81*
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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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Reviewed today

I had really high expectations from the tripadvisor reviews but sadly I was disappointed. The ice cave and planetarium are good but other than that it’s quite small. The layout is so confusing and each time we tried to enter a new area we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank G5985
Reviewed today via mobile

This is a fantastic museum built on 4 large water tanks there are ice caves to go through and loads to do for small children and adults. Restaurant and cafe and fantastic viewing deck buses run from the city. We stayed for a couple of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GaynorS60
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While doing the city sighseeing hop on hop off bus tour we came across Perlan. It sounded interesting so the next day we went back. We used the free shuttle from the arts centre which was a quick and easy way to access Perlan. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank camdenham
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful and informative place to visit. It is very well laid out with very good interactive features and a wonderful film show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We got off the hop on hop off bus here and decided to go and explore. We were not disspaointed. it was amazing. Everything we did here was brilliant from the planatrium show to the ice cave. the viewing deck is worth doing to get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LukeGWW
Reviewed 3 days ago

We was attracted by the ice caves so caught the free shuttle bus that took us directly to the centre. On arrival you can purchase tickets to do a museum tour and the ice caves. The museums are very good and well worth the bus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikebF1078BV
Reviewed 3 days ago

Allow plenty of time to review everything! So interesting. There are also gift shops and food items for purchase. My favorite was the observation deck on top. Great views 360 degree views will impress you!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jseash
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited yesterday 14th Jan at around 5pm. We started on the basement looking at all the images of volcanoes erupting and more, some amazing photographs. Next we went to the Planetarium, this was my favourite part of our visit, the film was amazing, the images...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jofrod
Reviewed 3 days ago

The pros: very high tech and interactive, great for kids and adults' interest levels, has a free shuttle bus from outside Harpa, very clean, nice 360 view of the city from the outdoor deck, good way to experience 'natural' things you might not have the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SJinTO
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this place on our last day. The Ice Cave was fantastic! This is a great place to visit to learn about Iceland an how it was forged and the glaciers and the water life. There is a viewing area at the top where...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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November 19, 2018|
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Response from MontrealMissy | Reviewed this property |
The museum part can be done at the pace you want, there is lots of reading but you can go fast. The ice tour part too is not very long because it's very cold. One to 2 hours should be fine.
November 2, 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
September 17, 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