Marvel at 23 life-size models of whales with an entrance ticket to the Whales of Iceland Exhibition. Get a new perspective on the majestic creatures, and learn more about the habits of beluga, minke, and humpbacks. Discover the “Unicorn of the Sea.”
What to Expect
Visit the largest exhibition of its kind in the Europe at the Whales of Iceland Exhibition, and see 23 life-size models of whales spotted in the waters in and around Iceland. Spend a few hours gaining a new perspective and greater appreciation for these majestic animals.
Take a leisurely 20-minute walk - or short drive - from the heart of Reykjavík to the harbor. Upon arrival at the Whales of Iceland Exhibition, play with interactive displays and read detailed information about 23 species of aquatic mammals. Marvel at the leviathan of the sea at a display of a blue whale that stretches nearly the length of a basketball court.
Learn more about the narwhal, the “Unicorn of the Sea” and see the “horn” or “tusk” that is actually an elongated tooth. Stroll among the displays of beluga, humpback, minke, and killer whales. Download the educational “Whales of Iceland” app for free, along with an audio guide, for a better understanding.
Then, stop by the café for a drink and snack beneath the whales.
- Entrance to the Whales of Iceland exhibition
- Cup of coffee or tea