The Volcano House in Reykjavík explores the geological history and systems of Iceland, one of the most volcanically active regions in the world due to its location on the mid-Atlantic Ridge

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Volcano House, Reykjavik

The Volcano House in Reykjavík explores the geological history and systems of Iceland, one of the most volcanically active regions in the world due to its location on the mid-Atlantic Ridge.

The Volcano House in Reykjavík explores the geological history and systems of Iceland, one of the most volcanically active regions in the world due to its location on the mid-Atlantic Ridge. It has 200 volcanoes divided into 30 volcanic systems, and an eruption every 4-5 years. The hands-on exhibition exhibits samples of pumice, ash and lava from Icelandic volcanoes, as well as semi-precious rocks and minerals in various stages of crystallization. The Cinema screens 2 movies on Iceland’s volcanic eruptions – the eruption at Heimaey (Westman Islands) on 23 January 1973 when almost 5000 people had to flee the island in boats, and the eruption in Eyafjallajökull in 2010 which affected air travel in Europe on a large scale. They run for a total of 53 minutes, every hour from 10 am to 9 pm. The gift shop has geological souvenirs such as mineral samples, lava jewelry, and volcanic ash soap.

Admission to the Exhibition is free. Tickets for both movies combined is 1990 ISK for adults, 1700 for senior citizens and students, 1000 ISK for children between 12-16 years, and free for kids below 12 years.


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10:00

22:00

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10:00

22:00

Tue

10:00

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Wed

10:00

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Thu

10:00

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10:00

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10:00

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About Volcano House

 Tryggvagata 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

 +354 555 1900

 www.volcanohouse.is

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