Eldheimar, Vestmannaeyjar

(4.6/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • This museum is very moving and also informative. The ground floor, which encloses a house that was overwhelmed by lava and dug out with the aid of persistent locals, tells the story of the 1973 erupti...  more »
  • Eldheimar turned out to be one of the highlights of my first visit to Vestmannaeyjar. Within easy walk of the harbour area, the modern building is built over the excavated remains of a house covered i...  more »
  • Very interesting and gives good insight into the eruption and story of Surtsey. Highly recommend if you want to know more about the history about Heimey. The audio guide is very good and free! Do not ...  more »
Google
  • Great show, interesting end well documented. A bit pricey but justified.
  • A very modern museum with many interactive exhibits that are more informative than gimmicky. Features an excavated house from the eruption.
  • Very modern and extremely unique museum with an engaging and interactive setup
  • Interactive, informative, well explained, fascinating and scary.
  • A brand new museum with a lot of interactive tools!