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A little bit of local history

It was interesting to read the different stories from those involved in the earthquake. Must have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Coopunk
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Fun and quick visit

Easy parking, located right next to Bonus and has great information and videos about the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
johannainIceland
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was interesting to read the different stories from those involved in the earthquake. Must have been a very frightening experience. The glass floor showing the tectonic plates below was interesting. Didn't go in the simulator but did see some children have a go -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Coopunk
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Easy parking, located right next to Bonus and has great information and videos about the earthquake. Teenagers loved going into the house and "experiencing" an earthquake. Quick and easy visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johannainIceland
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Cute little exhibition. Pay the £2 to step in the simulator and be scared witless. You can stand across plate fault.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Boxy_42
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 21 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Merrill M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were going through the exhibition when visiting the Shopping center. The exhibition is very informative and explains well the earthquake, illustrating it with many stories from the local people.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kleopetra
Reviewed 24 May 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 8 May 2018

It's amazing to see what the quake in 2008 did to the kitchens, Also you should not miss the opportunity to try out the earthquake similator :)

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jóna Magnea M
Reviewed 13 February 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Hadarmt
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
I can only confirm the above advice by Michael K. It sounds right. We visited in February.
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