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| Öskjuhlíð, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Perlan Museum - Wonders of Iceland Come and explore The Glacier and Ice Cave Exhibition. It illustrates the glaciers of Iceland, their history, present and bleak future, and gives visitors the amazing opportunity to experience travelling through an ice cave right in the city center. Perlan Museum is the cities biggest attraction and has Reykjavík's best observation platform, offering a 360 degree view of the city and surroundings. The Perlan boosts a gift shop, a café and a new and exciting restaurant, Ut i blainn, on the top floor of Perlan, underneath the huge glass dome. Learn more at perlanmuseum.is
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| Öskjuhlíð, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent and very interactive exhibiltion! Nice view over the city from the observation deck. Highly recommended.

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Thank Mieke L
Reviewed yesterday

The view from the roof terrace is really exciting, a coffee in the Restaurant a comfortable experience!

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Thank markusbV5767JL
Reviewed yesterday

People were satisfied. I brought a group and they enjoyed the view. The staff was kind and professional.

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Thank thorthul
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went there with my 4year old daughter and we really enjoyed it! a bit cold so I recommend you dress well before going into the ice cave. It was really beautiful and my daughter really loved it!

Thank Erna S
Reviewed yesterday

On a clear day the view from the 360 degree observation deck is spectacular. The ice cave and the glacier exhibit were fun and informative.

Thank Richard8878
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I went to Perlan because I really wanted to see the backdrop of the famous church towering over Reykjavik with mountains in the backdrop. This cost about 450iSK (around $5 cdn). However, when we got there, the floor on which the observation...More

Thank Grizel F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most tours stop at the Perlan, so it can be quite crowded, but a quick stop and a stroll around the rooftop viewing platform is worth dodging the crowds. You can see most of the city and surrounding area from here. Some of the exhibits...More

Thank 03Val48
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Pearl is a impressive tower in a snug little park that overlooks Reykjavic. There is an outdoor 360 degree deck that offers amazing views of the entire Reykjavic area. There is a small café inside that serves affordable snacks. Everyone should stop by to...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome. Very informative and great photography throughout. Comes with a free tour of the ice cave. Perfect views of surrounding area from top of the building

Thank hkygoalie30
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perlan is a curious looking building, visible from many parts of Reykjavik and piqued my interest. The dual purpose of the structure as both a geothermal reservoir and as a museum / viewing platform is truly innovative, add to this the simulated ice cave and...More

Thank Andrew J
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19 September 2017|
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Response from BardurOrn | Property representative |
Hi K W Perlan used to be only a revolving restaurant. It's now so much more. It's first and foremost Perlan Museum a museum of Icelandic Natural wonders. It now has a Glacier exhibition with a man made 100 m long ice cave... More
13 September 2017|
Response from perlanmuseum | Property representative |
Hello Ellie, Thank you for your question. People spend around 1-3 hours inside Perlan Museum when they visit the glacier exhibition, our 360° observation deck as well as our Café and Restaurant. Best regards, Susan
4 September 2017|
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Response from BardurOrn | Property representative |
For now during shoulder season you do not need to book tickets in advance. Still we recommend arriving between 9-11 in the morning or 17-18 in the afternoon. The hours around mid-day are usually more busy. We have tours... More