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LAVA Volcano & Earthquake Center

LAVA "Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Center" will reveal the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland only 20 million years ago. LAVA is dedicated to the unique volcanoes and geology of Iceland.

The center will feature an interactive educational exhibition exploring the art and science of geology and the volcanic systems in Iceland and an educational learning center for geology where staff members will educate visitors to make the visit as enjoyable and memorable as possible. The interactive exhibition will further display a collection of artifacts, films and graphics from various volcano eruptions that have occurred in the past century.

Opens in June 2017

Opening hours:

The LAVA Exhibition is open every day from 09:00 - 19:00.

The price for the Exhibition and Volcano Cinema is 2.900 ISKR = approx 24 Euros. For adults.

Children 12-18 years pay 1.450 ISKR = approx 12 Euros.

Cenior Citizens pay 2.200 ISKR = approx 18 Euros.

Opens spring 2017!

LAVA - Iceland Volcano and Earthquake Center is an interactive experience that will reveal the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland.

LAVA Volcano & Earthquake Center

Austurvegur 12-14

GPS Points N63° 45' 10.326" W20° 14' 11.977"

+354 415-5200

Opening period All year
Service Open year round Public lavatory Place of interest Viewing point Coffe shop Restaurant Tourist information center Handy craft for sale Credit cards accepted

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