FAQ 2017-07-25T16:01:40+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

When is Perlan Museum open? 2017-10-30T11:28:46+00:00

Perlan Museum is open every day of the week, 365 days a year
Exhibition                           9:00am – 7:00pm*

*Last tickets sold at 6:00pm

360° Reykjavík
Observation Deck             9:00am – 7:00pm*

*Last tickets sold at 6:00pm

Gift shop                             9:00am – 7:000pm

Kaffitár Café                       9:00am – 9:00pm

Út í Bláinn Restaurant    11:30am – 10:00pm

Free shuttle bus to Perlan every 30 minutes from Harpa concert hall.

• The Glaciers and Ice Cave exhibition opened to the public 2 July 2017.
• On 1 May 2018 Perlan Museum will open the Land, Coast, Ocean exhibition.

What are the opening hours? 2017-10-30T11:32:27+00:00
  • Glaciers and Ice Cave exhibition 9:00-19:00*
  • Observation Deck 9:00-19:00*
  • Café 9:00-21:00
  • Restaurant 11:30-22:00
  • Gift Shop 9:00-19:00

*Last tickets sold at 18:00

Is Perlan Museum open all year round? 2017-07-04T12:18:45+00:00

Yes, Perlan is open every day of the year.

How many people can be in Perlan Museum? 2017-07-04T12:19:01+00:00

Perlan is licensed for up to 2.180 people.

Is Perlan Museum wheelchair accessible? 2017-07-25T15:59:01+00:00

Yes. The building, and all of our exhibitions are accessible to wheelchairs. During the construction phase of the second exhibition, opening in May 2018, one might experience some restricted services or delays.

Does Perlan Museum have different price categories? 2017-07-25T15:14:50+00:00

Perlan Museum offers special rates for children and a family package. For more details see the page about the Glaciers and Ice Cave.

For group rates and travel agent discounts, please contact agent@perlanmuseum.is for details.


How can I get to Perlan? 2017-10-30T11:34:45+00:00

On the Plan your visit page we describe how to get to Perlan depending on your choice of travelling.

There is a free shuttle bus running every 30 minutes from Harpa concert hall, down town Reykjavik.

Is there still a restaurant in Perlan? 2017-07-10T22:25:14+00:00

On the fifth floor of Perlan, with amazing 360° view is a new and exciting family friendly restaurant, and a great café.

Glacier Exhibit and Ice Cave

When does the glacier exhibition and ice cave open? 2017-03-09T11:34:38+00:00

The glacier exhibition and ice cave open this summer, 2017.

How large groups can the ice cave take? 2017-03-09T11:34:45+00:00

The ice cave can take a group of 50 at once with around 300 people per hour.

How cold is it inside the ice cave? 2017-03-09T11:34:53+00:00

We maintain a -10C (14F) temperature in the ice cave. There is also a slight wind chill because of air circulation.

How long does it take to go through the ice cave? 2017-07-10T22:26:30+00:00

The ice cave takes around 7-12 minutes to explore.

Do you need to wear crampons or special shoes in the ice cave? 2017-07-25T15:51:00+00:00

Crampons are not needed in the ice cave. The floor is designed to be as save as possible. We ask visitors to tread carefully, but the ice cave is for all age groups and is wheelchair accessible.

Do you need special clothes for the ice cave? 2017-07-10T23:21:39+00:00

The temperature in the ice cave is maintained at -10C (14F), so warm clothes are needed, but we will provide you with a poncho that will keep you cosy and warm.

Can you rent or borrow clothes or shoes for the ice cave? 2017-03-09T11:35:18+00:00

We can lend you a warm vest to keep comfy in the ice cave. You don’t need special shoes.