ake a walk through history and learn how people and cultures around the world saw the Northern Lights via legends and myths connected to this amazing phenomenon. There are interactive displays as well as a specially equipped ‘photo booth’ where you can learn how to adjust your camera’s settings should you want to try your hand at capturing the auroras yourself.
The high point of your visit to the center will certainly be their theatre where a continuously running HD film is playing throughout the day. Projected onto a 7 metre wide screen, you can sit back and enjoy this 13 minute film that features some of the most magnificent auroral displays seen over Iceland. The film is accompanied by soft music in surround-sound, making this a therapeutic and restful experience. You’ll feel like you have just come back from a blissful holiday!
Their knowledgeable and friendly staff are on hand to answer any questions you may have about the lights and about Northern Lights photography.
The gift shop stocks a unique selection of high quality handmade items by young Icelandic designers, photographers and artists.
Grandagarður 2, 101 Reykjavík
+354 780 4500
Open: Daily 9-21
Adults (18+): 1600 ISK