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Volcano House

Tryggvagata 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 555 1900
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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%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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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"recent eruptions"
in 39 reviews
"westman islands"
in 47 reviews
"volcanic activity"
in 50 reviews
"interesting film"
in 28 reviews
"volcanic rock"
in 43 reviews
"small cinema"
in 25 reviews
"icelandic fish and chips"
in 22 reviews
"rock samples"
in 18 reviews
"icelandic volcanoes"
in 18 reviews
"fish restaurant"
in 17 reviews
"small display"
in 14 reviews
"gift shop"
in 48 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 51 reviews
"old harbour"
in 20 reviews
"rainy day"
in 27 reviews
"films"
in 358 reviews
"ash"
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a small museum, but shows two very informative documentaries on the hour and has a great display for rocks, minerals, and volcanic artifacts many of which visitors are encouraged to touch. I had such a good time and learned more about Iceland's geologic...More

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Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Ybrik596. Thank you for your kind comments - we appreciate it very much. I'm glad that you liked our rocks and stuff - and yes, we allow everyone to touch all of the rocks and minerals. The two documentary films are as you say...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small but information packed museum in downtown Reykjavik. They offer a double feature of films about Iceland's more recent volcanic eruptions.

Thank 196gary
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum has a display of rocks, within the shop and an auditorium that shows a film, that deals with the volcano eruptions, that took place in the 70's and in 2010. The film was showed on the hour. It was interesting hearing how the...More

1  Thank Geejay1244
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Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Geejay1244 :-) Thank you for your visit to the Volcano House. I'm glad that you liked our small museum, filled with rocks, ashes, pumice and more. Living in Iceland can be hard, especially for the people living close to volcanoes. We have many of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

After watching 45 min movies about volcano eruption on the Vestmann islands and general volcanic activity in Iceland, visit their restaurant that serves great fish and chips. It's affordable (by Icelandic standards) and the food is just great. The best part - no need to...More

Thank Alisa992014
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Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Alisa for your kind words. I really liked that you were glad with our documentary films and the fish restaurant as well :-) Hope you had good times in Iceland. Best regards María Kristín

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They show two movies all round and as the order does not matter, then you can ask to enter at the start of any of these two (and not to wait for the hour sharp). They have beer and reasonable coffee too.More

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

Hello vaclean :-) Thank you for your nice comment - we love having guests from all over the world, so we can spread out our magical geological history. I'm very glad that you liked our documentary shows - we are very flexible during winter/spring time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a go-see for us as my brother was stranded in Barcelona during the Eyjafjallajökull eruption 8 yrs ago. The movie covered that eruption plus a major one in the seventies. I highly recommand paying for the movie and seeing it. It was really...More

Thank Marian M
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Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marian. Thank you very much for your kind words. We are always glad when we know our guests have been pleased with what they got here at the Volcano House. We are a small museum and love to have guests that are interested in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the films on volcanic activity to be very informative and interesting, which is saying a lot since I was suffering from a bad case of jet lag at the time. The gift shop and museum are small but nice, and certainly adequate. Since...More

Thank Jenny B
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Volcano H, General Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jenny B, and thank you for you warm word. Yes, you are right; we are a small museum, and one of our speciality is to give our guest personal and good service. We enjoy having people from all over the world, telling them your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After we finished driving the ring road for 9 days, we went to the Volcano Museum during our time in Reykjavik. Maria, a museum staff member, was AMAZING! She answered every question we had and went above and beyond. She really made our expirience in...More

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

Hello Chelsea J. Thank you for your nice words - Yes, Maria is a great staff member and knows almost everything about our volcaones and geological history. We try to give our guests good informations about our nature and eruptions - I'gm glad you got...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The volcano exhibit is low key. It's worth exploring. You do learn about volcanos, pumice, and volcanic ash - which is very relevant because Iceland is filled with marvelous volcanic aftermath. In my opinion, the best part of the Volcano House is the Tour Guide...More

Thank MorganLovesLife
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Volcano H, Morgan at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you very much for this review MorganLoveslife! :D Maria and I are glad everything went well, we rarely get feed back when we organize holidays and it's both informative and refreshing to know how it went. Yes, please, spread the word! I'll be happy...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This attraction consists of a small gift shop/museum and film room. The museum (which is one room) gives visitors the opportunity see different types of pumice and volcanic ash. There are a number of posters and visuals artifacts with information about volcanos mixed in with...More

1  Thank Ryan L
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Volcano H, Manager at Volcano House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ryan. Well you are right about us being a small museum. We love our space with our exibition of different types of pumice and other volcanic stones. People with much interest in geolocical history like this a lot, and expecially the freedom of being...More

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RedSwallow
17 January 2018|
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Response from Haligon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don’t recall the price, but I didn’t consider it expensive. We got the age 60+ seniors discount.
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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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