Perlan Museum - Wonders of Iceland

Perlan Museum houses a unique exhibition called Wonders of Iceland. There, anyone can experience and learn to understand Iceland’s nature – through ground-breaking technology, science, photography and design. You see, feel and experience the forces of nature, volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, Icelandic ocean, seabirds and much more.

Perlan, one of Reykjavík‘s most iconic buildings, stands upon the capital‘s highest hill and therefore has an amazing view. The 360° Observation deck is excellent, with picture panels and various geological samples from around Reykjavík. Access is included in tickets to the Wonders of Iceland exhibition – but also sold separately.

Highlights of Perlan

  • Real ice cave, 100-meter long
  • Glacier exhibition, high-tech and interactive
  • Immersive Forces of Nature show
  • Látrabjarg Cliff (10-meter high) with lifelike birds
  • Interactive exhibits
  • Virtual Aquarium
  • 360° Viewing Deck with views over Reykjavík and all around

 

Restaurant, Café and Gift Store

After a visit to the Wonders of Iceland and observation deck guests, can buy souvenirs in Rammagerðin, one of the oldest gift shops in Iceland located on the fourth floor. Enjoy the amazing cuisine and incredible view of all your surroundings at Út í bláinn restaurant and Kaffitár café located on the fifth floor.

 

In the future

In December 2018, Perlan will open the first Planetarium in Iceland. It is a cutting-edge Planetarium where Wonders of Iceland will come alive and immerse visitors with spectacular wonders all around visitors.  As well as opening the Planetarium the Icelandic Museum of Natural History will open a first-class exhibition in Perlan, Water in Icelandic Nature. This exhibition is included in Wonders of Iceland and will awaken interest and admiration for the nature of water and to inform about its wonders and importance for the future prosperity of society.
Live aquatic organisms will be on display and emphasis will be placed on interactive exhibits and active participation by visitors.

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