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Hekla Center
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Hekla Center

Splendid modern exhibition on Mt. Hekla, one of the world’s most famous volcanoes, reputed in olden times to be the gateway to Hell. The exhibition provides insight into the overwhelming power of the volcano, and the way that Icelanders have lived with the mountain over the centuries. Various cultural events are held at the center and an art piece made from lava by Ragna Róbertsdóttir decorates the center. ...