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Tickets for Geothermal Exhibition

Discover the heat beneath your feet at Iceland's newest geothermal power plant

Provider: Geothermal Exhibition

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Duration: 1h
Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Audio guide: English, Icelandic
Max group size: 15
Smartphone tickets accepted
Wheelchair accessible: All parts of the exhibition are wheelchair accessible

What's included

Entrance to the Geothermal Exhibition
Self-guided audio tour in English
  • Visit the largest geothermal district heating utility in the world, just 20 minutes from Reykjavik
  • See this fascinating exhibition by ON Power, a world leader in the utilization of geothermal energy
  • Visit the Hellisheiði with a self-guided audio tour and see how it can produce 303 MW of electricity at maximum output

Over 70% of Iceland's energy consumption is powered by geothermal energy - that's a higher percentage than anywhere else on the planet! Join an experienced guide for a tour of the Geothermal Exhibition at Hellisheiði (pronounced “het-li-shay-thee”) - the newest and biggest geothermal power plant in Iceland.

Just 20 minutes from Reykjavik, the Hellisheiði is making use of Iceland's active volcanos to produce 303 MW of electricity! It's all sustainable too - that geothermal power is self-generating.

And this is your opportunity to tour one of the world's biggest single-unit power plants with a knowledgeable guide.

You'll learn how this 100% green and sustainable energy is produced. It's an eye-opening look at man harnessing mother nature.

Insider tip

This exhibition is presented by ON Power - a leading Icelandic power company which harnesses geothermal energy and sends it to more than half of the country's population.

Ryan
Senior Copywriter

Getting There:

  • By car: drive Highway 1 southbound for about 25 km from downtown Reykjavík
  • There are free parking spaces right in front of the main entrance
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 09:00 - 16:00
Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant
Hellisheiðarvirkjun, 801, Selfoss
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  • Rescheduling is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.

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Ratings & reviews

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Martin,  Ireland Ireland
06 Mar 2019
Excellent
It was the most interesting and educational tour that I have witnessed in a long time. Totally fascinating!! Highly recommend this tour!! Monica Doyle Irelandla
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Keri,  United States United States
05 Jul 2018
Average
I was disappointed with the exhibit. I was hoping the exhibit would last longer and be more informational. The exhibit speaker only spoke for about 5-10 minutes max.
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Anonymous
26 Apr 2019
Excellent
Very descriptive exhibit.
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