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Eruptions

Volcano House

Iceland vs.The Volcano Icelandic Times visits Reykjavik´s Volcano House With its intriguing round facade, floor to ceiling windows and bright yellow signa...

ICELAND’S INSIDE STORY

ICELAND'S INSIDE STORY STATE-OF-THE ART EDUCATIONAL CENTRE The Lava Centre is an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic ac...
vestmannaeyjar

Vestmannaeyjar – Heimaey

The two most momentous events in the history of Vestmannaeyjar are the Turkish raid in 1627, and the Heimaey erup­tion in 1973. Both events resulted in a great ...

Krafla eruption 1975-84

Krafla eruption 1975-84 The Krafla eruption 1975 began in the morning of December 20 near Leirhnjúkur in the Krafla caldera, near Mývatn. This place is a well ...

Saga Museum

From the time of the earliest settlers, history is brought to life in a unique and exciting way. The Saga Museum intimately recreates key moments in Icelandic h...

Hekla – The Gateway to Hell

Hekla – The Gateway to Hell Hekla is, together with her girlfriend Katla, the best known volcano in Iceland. It is an impressive mountain, as it surmounts most...

Experience the Force of Nature

The Volcano House Experience the Force of Nature                                                                               The Volcano House opens May 7...

THE HOUSE THAT DISAPPEARED

THE HOUSE THAT DISAPPEARED The Eldheimar Volcano Museum on the Westman Islands None of Heimaey’s 5,300 inhabitants had ever expected that a volcanic eruption...