In the heart of Reykjavík, Öskjuhlíð Hill rises 61 metres above sea level. On the top of the hill stands Perlan, one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. A landmark building composed of an immense glass dome that sits on six hot water tanks. Perlan was first opened to the public in June 1991 and became the home of the largest nature exhibition in Iceland in 2017. At Perlan’s top floor, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or a delicious meal with spectacular views from every seat. You also find Rammagerðin, one of Iceland’s oldest gift stores, offering Icelandic design.
Wonders of Iceland
At Perlan – Wonders of Iceland the latest science, and the best museum artists and technologists have joined forces to create a truly amazing exhibition. Visitors will feel the power of volcanoes and earthquakes. They will see a realistically constructed bird cliff and experience oceanic wonders. Walk through a 100 metre long real Ice Cave, the first of its kind in the world, and learn about Icelandic glaciers in an amazing interactive exhibition. Visitors can see, feel, and live Iceland’s many natural wonders all in one place.
"Áróra" Northern lights Planetarium show
Áróra, the first ever interactive Planetarium Film. A piece of art that brought together Iceland’s best known writers, musician and photographers. It’s a journey, through the unique landscape of Iceland, to observe Northern lights as you’ve never seen them. Taking you across time and space, to understand the science behind the mystery, and the stories we believed for millenniums. Way beyond the traditional planetarium experience, we’ll invite you to join the dance, and create your own Northern lights.
Highlights of Perlan
● First class Planetarium
● First man made Ice Cave, 100 meter long
● Glacier exhibition, high tech and interactive
● Water exhibition, high tech and interactive
● Immersive Forces of Nature show
● Látrabjarg Cliff (10 meter high) with lifelike birds
● Cinematic Ocean Experience
● 360° Viewing Deck
● Restaurant and Café with spectacular views
● Rammagerðin Gift Store
Perlan offers a free shuttle bus from Harpan everyday. For further information -
https://perlan.is/free-shuttle-bus/ or contact email@example.com