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| Oskjuhlid, 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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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Oskjuhlid, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Reviewed 1 week 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.More

Thank angelaA823
Bárður Örn G, Public Relations Manager at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the positive review and so glad you heard about the Free Shuttle Bus. We believe Perlan should be the first place to visit before you head out into the country side. Then you know more about the glaciers and the nature you area...More

Reviewed 1 week 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
Bárður Örn G, Public Relations Manager at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review Karen I think you experienced one of the most beautiful sunsets of the year. That night was amazing. The sunrise right after opening can also be dramatic and a great start to the day. All the best, Bardur

Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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.More

Thank shamwo
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Shamwo, thank you for leaving a review. At Perlan, we strive to bring Icelandic nature alive, right at your fingertips. Our spectacles (those ready & those to come) all replicate the wonders of Iceland in unique ways and be both enjoyable and informative for...More

Reviewed 1 week 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.More

Thank Jim P
Bárður Örn G, Public Relations Manager at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jim I'm glad you liked the observation deck, it is by far the best place to see the view around the city of Reykjavík. I hope you also enjoyed the Glaciers and Ice Cave exhibition. We'd love to have you back next time you...More

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum does not have much, but it does have a really interesting photo exhibit on volcanic explosions and glaciers. The man made ice cave is really well done, worth checking out. It is very cold in there, warning. The other nice thing about this...More

Thank Erin_Booth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Regardless of whether you live in Reykjavík or are just visiting, there is a good chance you've seen Perlan. You might have thought to yourself "What in the heck is that?" and that's not an unreasonable response. It looks like someone built a dome on...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the Perlan Museum is a must do when visiting Reykjavik. Perched on a hill it gives a fantastic 360 deg view on its observation deck. Inside you can enter the Ice cave for an instructive short tour explaining the dangers and how...More

EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Stephen, I am very happy your visit was so nice. Did you know that the vast valley where Reykjavík is now, is shaped by a glacier of ice age? Perlan Museum gives brilliant insight into how our world as we know it is changing...More

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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