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Volcano Museum

Adalgata 6, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
+354 433 8154
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Great Collection of Art& Rocks and the Only One in the World!.

One man created this museum : a famous volcanologist. Great collection of volcano art and rocks. A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Traveler T
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Los Angeles, California
Had the place to ourselves

Very interesting reference resource for the volcanic history of Iceland and other locations. The... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Jodi H
via mobile
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A unique exhibition of international art and objects related to volcanic eruptions and their impact. Let's learn from past, to see what Volcanoes are capable off. To see how different cultures all around the world could understand and behold on the scary beauty of the Volcanoes. Let's find the connection between art and science.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Adalgata 6, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
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+354 433 8154
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One man created this museum : a famous volcanologist. Great collection of volcano art and rocks. A curator gives a nice lecture on the collection. A must see in iceland. I was with a tour group.

Thank Traveler T
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting reference resource for the volcanic history of Iceland and other locations. The staff person was very knowledgable and engaging and went out of his way to augment the experience. The location in an old theatre is quite quaint. Loved the Island At The...More

Thank Jodi H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

If you are in town and the weather is not favorable then check out this museum. You will learn a lot about Volcanos in Iceland and the rest of the world.

Thank Dave C
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Of course a volcano museum in Iceland, but this covered volcanoes all over the world! Great photos, descriptions and artifacts.

Thank gmputter
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I stumbled upon this museum while walking around the harbor area. The one hour documentary was very informative and talks about 2 volcano eruptions: one that erupted in 1973, and its effect on the towns people, and the infamous eruption in 2010 that disrupted air...More

Thank happytraveler018
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Small museum worth a quick stop. The woman at the desk was a geology grad student who knew the professor whose art collection was on display. She gave some great back ground on him and even told us a bit about the geology in areas...More

Thank cassreyk
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and extremely helpful staff person made our visit to the volcano museum a real stand out of our visit to Iceland. I'd highly recommend coming to this museum early in your visit to Iceland so you have a better understanding of the beautiful...More

Thank AFoodFreaker
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Each of the artworks is accompanied by careful, informative, well written explanations. Same with the variety of volcanic rock--all together on a table to see, touch, read intersting, cogent descriptions. You can pick from 6 videos, and we selected the "recommended" National Geographic documentary about...More

1  Thank ElizabethGOutdoors
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this little museum that melds volcanic art depictions( including an Andy Warhol), a film of the 2010 eruption, and volcanic rocks. The collection is put together by a world renowned scientist

1  Thank Gwenbry
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

They showing very interesting document in room upstairs. Other than that lot of fine art pieces with volcanos - it's interesting.

1  Thank Albin K
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elharbach
13 August 2017|
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Response from Haraldur S | Property representative |
Hello, unfortunately we don't run geological tours anymore. Sorry about that.
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