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| Öskjuhlíð, 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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| Öskjuhlíð, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 566 9000
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Reviewed yesterday

The Perlan sits on a hill and provides great views of the city and surrounding areas. You can learn a lot about the history of Iceland including glaciers and Ice caves. You can walk through a man-made ice cave and also enjoy an interactive exhibition....More

Thank Tobagomagik
Reviewed yesterday

As we came in June, there was no snow...not a problem, you can still visit inside the ice cave in this fantastic museum! For an added plus, go up to the top level where you can grab an espresso while walking around the outside of...More

Thank Tracy_ANTCC
Reviewed yesterday

We could not do the Glacier ice cave excursion outside Reykjavik so came here for the same experience on a smaller more intimate level. Over the course of 3 months Perlan built an indoor ice cave that is kept at 14 degrees(F) or -10 (C)....More

Thank pghsteve
Reviewed 3 days ago

Being a little out of central Reykjavik, the observation deck offers different views around the city and beyond, compared to say, the observation deck at Hallsgrimkirja. Also, it is not as high, although on a hill, but that does not lessen the views. The observation...More

Thank Phillip L
Reviewed 5 days ago

The model of the ice cave at the Perlan let us have an experience we missed because our stay in Iceland was too short. Beautifully built and well guided. As a bonus, there is a nice observation deck with a view of Reykjavik, and RVK...More

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

Dear Amos, thank you for telling us about your visit. Our ice cave and the rest of the exhibition amazes anyone who engages with it and we are lucky to have brilliant staff on our team who make the experience even better. We also flaunt...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

easy walk from town to museum. Take the time to explore the man made ice cave and upstairs panoramic city views. We also enjoyed a coffee at the cafe on the top level. Definitely a nice little gem where you can spend a few hours,...More

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

Dear Stragis, we are very happy you enjoyed your visit. Perlan is surrounded by paths to enjoy a walk around a beautiful area. But for those who want to get here easily – we have recently introduced our free Perlan Shuttle Bus. It comes here...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I had limited time on Iceland and were quite bummed that we didn't get to visit any glaciers. Luckily Perlan offers a glacier experience, which is what we came for. We went on a Sunday and when we arrived there was hardly...More

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

Dear Mari, what a wonderful day, thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. This is exactly one of our aims here at Perlan. Here you get the best highland-experience anyone can get within concrete walls. People also come here to better get...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to pay to go to outside deck,but there are nice views from outside. I enjoyed eating lunch on the top level and check out the views up there.More

Thank Jesse T
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jesse, we are happy you stopped by and enjoyed the view. Did you know about the exhibition inside – Glaciers and Ice Cave? So much more than any regular ‘exhibition’, it lets you explore the wonders of Icelandic nature with full engagement every step...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk or drive up to 'The Pearl' for an amazing panorama of Reykjavik (weather permitting!) Great parklands surround it, also good for a stroll.More

Thank dr_iggy
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Iggy, thank you for leaving a review. Warm and cosy in any weather. Yes, I believe we offer the best observation platform in Reykjavik. You look over the capital area, see to the Atlantic Ocean and feel the mountains hugging in all around. Right...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The imagery and interactive displays were amazing and despite my lack of youth i found myself enthralled.More

Thank Roy M
EddaMol, Public Relations at Perlan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Roy, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Our exhibition ‘Glaciers and Ice Cave’ has fascinated people of every age. Also with our exhibitions to come, this will be our aim. Perlan Museum is no regular museum. We bring the wonders of...More

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20 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
5 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