Aurora Reykjavik, Reykjavik
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Learn how the northern lights are formed at Aurora Reykjavik, Iceland's first educational and recreational northern lights center. Signs explain the history and science behind this natural phenomenon. The center will introduce you to folktales, local myths, and legends that will help you put the northern lights in the context of Icelandic culture. Watch a display of images of the phenomenon shot at various locations from the relaxing seats of the small movie theater. A gift shop offers a selection of souvenirs made by Icelanders, along with a complimentary cup of coffee. The staff will give you helpful information on how to see the northern lights for yourself. Take a look at our Reykjavik travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Aurora Reykjavik and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Really enjoyed visiting Aurora Reykjavik. The girl at the front desk and then the gift shop was extreme friendly. They show great videos and have great pictures of the Northern Lights in various count... read more »
As almost everything in Iceland it is a good museum very informative as well, but it is way too expensive for the short time you can spent there.
I visited here on Sunday to kill time before my flight home. It was a bit over priced for what it was but as I didn't get the experience the Northern Lights this was a good alternative. The staff are ... read more »
Cool exhibit, very informational and the time lapse imagery was amazing.
Great place very informative. Don't be expecting too much tho, it's over in 20 mins.
This is a small museum dedicated to the hows and why of the aurora. It is a good blend of adult and youngster level information and interactive exhibits.
Not really worth the money. It was over in under 20 min.
Beautiful little expo on The Northern Lights. Cultural meanings, scientific explenation, photography tips and the best video footage of aurora borealis.
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