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Volcano House

Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 555 1900
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Nice to know more about volcano's, but not cheap

We stopped here by accident. You can visit a little exposition room and there is a movie... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MicheleNick5555
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Edegem, Belgium
Nice surprise

Very small "museum", but with very experienced staff having a lot of interesting things to tell. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cirkeline01
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Paris, France
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Volcano House is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the heart of Reykjavik. This is the place where one can learn about the Icelandic volcanoes by watching high quality film that were created for the Volcano House. Moreover, there is a great lava stones collection, souvenir shop and the collection of arts from famous Icelandic artists. We pride ourselves with of our multilingual staff many of whom have studied geology and so can add to the understanding of our customers.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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+354 555 1900
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here by accident. You can visit a little exposition room and there is a movie (+/- 1hour) about 2 volcano eruptions (the eyjafjallajökull). Interesting but not cheap!

Thank MicheleNick5555
Reviewed yesterday

Very small "museum", but with very experienced staff having a lot of interesting things to tell. We paid to get a 15 minutes tour but ended up spending 45 minutes talking about Island, volcanos and northern light with them. Great !

Thank cirkeline01
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our 4 day visit to Iceland did not include this attraction when we booked everything but I am so glad we discovered it. This attraction is well worth a visit, it provided the geographical and geological information about Iceland that made you appreciate the country's...More

Thank Rosey A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard good things about the volcano house earlier in our trip and found the unassuming exhibit on our walk through Reykjavík. We were met by a lovely chap called Dan who slotted us into the second documentary to save us time. He was very...More

Thank William B
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi William Thank you for the 5 star review!! They really mean a lot to us Your recommendation and kind words are music to my ears! Hope you have a great time in Iceland! All the best, Daan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little place is attached to a fish and chip restaurant and has a theaterette as well as a room with graphic panels, information, and examples of minerals and rocks from sites around Iceland and the world. Unfortunately we did not have time to watch...More

Thank fruitylexia
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Fruitylexia Thank you for the kind review! Great to know you enjoyed the exhibition and hopefully next time you have enough time to see the show :) All the best, Daan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great spot to spend an hour when visiting the old harbor area.The videos are excellent and you can purchase small souvenirs in the shop. Well worth a visit.

Thank B. Bruce B
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Bruce Thank you for the kind review, and for mentioning our videos are excellent! All the best, Daan

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small but interesting, the cinema is the main attraction and the movie is very good and informative. The history is amazing and I left much more informed

Thank Vicki220000
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Vicki Thank you for the review! Our visitors always leave with an added insight on Icelandic volcanoes and the impact they have on the locals, the cinematography is quote stunning as well :) All the best, Daan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sort of stumbled on this place. Everything you wanted to know about volcanos on Iceland but we’re afraid to ask. Little shop and also some exhibits with rocks, sand etc and various other things to look at. Also a couple of videos that play on...More

Thank Isthatyoujohn
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi David Thank you for the review! It means a lot to us We are the place to learn everything about Icelandic Volcanoes and what the people have been through, for both the Volcano geeks and the non-Volcano geeks :) All the best, Daan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good little museum by the harbour. A little difficult to find the entrance (not on the main road but round the side) but glad we didn't give up as there was lots of interesting information, including a couple of documentaries to watch. Dan could not...More

Thank Jennifer T
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jennifer Thank you for the review!! Great to know you enjoyed the visit and I also enjoyed showing you around. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review about us! All the best, Daan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here in April with 22 students and 5 teaching staff. The venue itself is ok - quite small. Not much to do. There is a cinema room with 2 documentaries about Icelands volcanic history. One was quite dated and one was the more...More

Thank AASCC
Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We have many school groups that come here and we have been very well received. I understand if schoolkids get tired from busy schedules but I would be surprised if they fell asleep because of the documentaries. Hope you enjoyed...More

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Gribit
13 August 2017|
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Response from Catherinemiller | Reviewed this property |
It was less than the adult ticket but I don't recall amount. Interesting fact seniors get into the settlement museum free!
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Coryy20
18 February 2017|
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Response from binkynsteve | Reviewed this property |
hi its free , we werent charged at all , which in Iceland is unusual !!! please do go visit , its small , wont take long but it is very informative .
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