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Volcano Museum, Stykkisholmur

(4.2/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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  • Each of the artworks is accompanied by careful, informative, well written explanations. Same with the variety of volcanic rock--all together on a table to see, touch, read intersting, cogent descripti...  more »
  • We enjoyed this little museum that melds volcanic art depictions( including an Andy Warhol), a film of the 2010 eruption, and volcanic rocks. The collection is put together by a world renowned scienti...  more »
  • They showing very interesting document in room upstairs. Other than that lot of fine art pieces with volcanos - it's interesting.  more »
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  • We were given an extremely informative tour. The guide was a graduate student who was very passionate about the subject. She imparted a lot of information about volcano in general and the museum in specific. The museum has a lot of art featuring valcano. The movies are a nice extra. Note it is a small museum.
  • Really interesting with lots of art work to engage in the volcanic eruptions of not just the Icelandic but volcanoes further afield. A great learning experience!
  • Fantastic! The fellow working when i visited gave lots of information, showing live information of recent events in Iceland. Museum has a lot of hands-on rock samples of various things, and the walls are lined with historical art of volcanoes from around the world. Small size makes it easy to see as a stop before/after lunch in town. 10/10.
  • Very interesting and informative. A good way to pass the time in Stykkisholmur
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