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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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  • Average8%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Öskjuhlíð, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Reviewed yesterday

We went there for a drink on our first day. It was a beautiful, relaxed space with reasonably priced (get there for the happy hour though, as it is 'reasonable' by Reykjavik standards) drinks and cakes. The kind of place where you can spend a...More

Thank KatiePancake
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved it! I paid for a ticket to the Ice Cave exhibition and I thought it was amazing and innovative. My guide, Christina, was lovely. She was very friendly and knowledgeable and answered a lot of my questions. I think it was such a...More

Thank literarydouble
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a stop on the City Tour and well worth the visit. It is the center of the Hot Water distribution for the area and informs you of how the Geothermal water is collected and harnessed.

Thank roy45Golborne
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good views of Reykjavik from the elevated position. Ice cave experience was worth visiting if a little expensive. Free bus goes to Perlan and back from Harpa Concert Hall.

Thank angelaA823
Reviewed 4 days ago

Didn't go into the museum, we went up for the evening view; great views from the viewing platform. We were expecting to pay to use the observation deck but it was free of charge. Excellent. A Korean / Japanese film crew were there filming but...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to walk to Perlan on our last day since it was only 25 minutes away from our hotel. The walk was beautiful and was made even better by the snow covering everything! We particularly enjoyed walking up and around the hill of which...More

Thank mtbsamjames
Reviewed 5 days ago

To visit the ice cave or viewing platform you have to pay and like everything here it’s not cheap. A nice little gift shop with lovely gifts. If you have a fistful of krona.

Thank shamwo
Reviewed 6 days ago

I knew I was going to go inside an ice cave. I knew it was going to be cold. I still didn't have enough clothes on to keep me warm!!! The guide was not the best, and could have done with getting us moving to...More

Thank Bugonjug
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a energy museum with good exhibits inside this building. However, I found the best this building offers is its 360 deg outdoor view in around the city of Reykjavik.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip the tour of the ice cave as it is too expensive for what it is, it takes about 5 mins. However you must try coffee on the top floor of this building. It is beautiful! One of the best memories I have of Iceland....More

1  Thank Mollie M
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19 September 2017|
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Response from Bárður Örn G | 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|
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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 Bárður Örn G | 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