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If you're in town, it's worth seeing this -- it's a small, simple exhibit about the earthquake that happened ten years ago, with peoples' experiences and some footage and some art made from rubble. There's a crack between the tectonic plates that you can stand...More
It is interesting to see the European and American plates, and the story boards on the local experience of 2008 quake are well laid out and easy to follow.
A good place for a brief stop enroute to the Golden Circle or further south. Excellent...More
There are videos and posters that show the impact of the 2008 quake, and local passers-by attest to the damage. As the strip mall was being built, they discovered the chasm underneath, so it is now visible through the glass floor.
This is right next...More
This was the first stop on our Your Day Tours Golden Circle Tour. Superb exhibit depicting the damage done during the 2008 earthquake in Iceland.
It's located in Hveragerdi, also known as Tomato Town, as it produces, year-round, all sorts of fresh vegetables for Iceland,...More
Stopped for some groceries and decided to take a little stroll here. Its informative to see how the earthquake moved, feel it, and watch the videos. Also very neat to see the display of the kitchen. Reading on how it was so close to town...More
Stopped here for and you will see it all within 10 mins if needed. The earthquake experience lasts 30 seconds and is like being in a washing machine in the pitch black. There are lots of wall displays which if you make the effort to...More
The attraction is twofold: there is a small simulation of an earthquake in the visitor centre, which you can experience for a small fee (in Icelandic terms). The other is the vault between Europe and America.