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Tickets for Perlan Museum

An epic (yet totally 'chill') adventure into Iceland's breathtaking nature

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 19:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 19:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 19:00
Monday:  09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday:  09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday:  09:00 - 19:00
Thursday:  09:00 - 19:00
Highlights
  • Feel the freeze inside a 350-tonne glacier and explore over 100 meters of frozen tunnels, where temperatures drop to a chilly -10°C
  • Take a magical tour of Iceland and see the northern lights dance in the state-of-the-art Planetarium, new for late-2018
  • Climb to the top of Perlan and enjoy the 360° Observation Deck for panoramic views of Snæfellsjökull glacier, Reykjavik and the countryside
Description

Ever wondered how glaciers are formed? Venture into the icy heart of one and find out at Perlan Museum! Travel through sub-zero tunnels, discover the endangered ecosystems of these frozen monoliths, and get unbeatable 360° views of the real thing from the observation deck!

The manmade installation in and around Reykjavik's iconic hot water tanks is designed to show off Iceland's natural wonders in suitably spectacular surroundings!

Experience the power and natural beauty of the country's glaciers like never before – by climbing deep inside one! Thanks to 350 tonnes of ice and snow, Perlan Museum takes you on an icy adventure, and reveals the vital role these giant ice-blocks play in nature.

Once you've felt the -10°C chill for yourself, climb to the top of Perlan and enjoy panoramic views of the famous Snæfellsjökull glacier and the city of Reykjavik below.

Don't miss the Planetarium, built inside one of Perlan's hot water tanks! Fly around the Solar System, shoot past faraway stars and watch the northern lights dance up close.

It's a state-of-the-art facility showcasing eons of history - that you can experience today!

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What's included
  • Access to the Perlan Museum
  • Access to the 360° Observation Deck
  • Access to the interactive glacier exhibition Glaciers and Ice Cave
  • A show in Perlan's Planetarium
  • Access to Perlan's real ice cave
  • Access to the Wonders of Iceland exhibition
Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

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Address
Perlan Museum
Öskjuhlíð, Reykjavík, 105, Reykjavík
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Getting There

  • Perlan offers a free shuttle bus from downtown Reykjavik, departing from Harpa Music Hall every 30 minutes
  • The shuttle runs daily from 09:00 to 17:30, the last departure from Perlan is at 17:50
  • Alternatively, take bus line 18 from Hlemmur to Perlan stop. From there it's a 6-minute walk
Reviews
Dec 31, 2018
Perlan Museum
Excellent with a great view of Reykjavik to finish!
Dec 31, 2018
Perlan Museum
Good for families!!
Dec 29, 2018
Perlan Museum
Absolutely brilliant
Dec 10, 2018
Perlan Museum
What a great place ... if you are limited on time,the Perlan managed to be both informative and gives you the opportunity to experience Iceland .... the exhibits are fabulous😊
Dec 2, 2018
Perlan Museum
A superb exhibition of the spectacular land of Iceland.
Sadly, despite earlier confirmation, the Planetarium and Northern Lights display was not open ( it was due, apparently, the day after we left).
Nov 19, 2018
Perlan Museum
Amazing venue it was still being finished on our visit but most of it is in place and is very educational. The ice cave and rotating cafe are a must. Plenty staff around who are very helpfull.
Nov 4, 2018
Perlan Museum
Some great audio visual displays and enthusiastic guide in the ice cave.
Nov 3, 2018
Perlan Museum
The ice caves where good and our guide was very good too.
Oct 26, 2018
Perlan Museum
Glacier area is very nice to see
Oct 22, 2018
Perlan Museum
Great geological history of iceland.
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