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Experience an engaging tour of the largest Whale Museum in Europe, as you learn about the hermits of the ocean, whales in an educational and interactive visit through natural history.


  • Learn of the local hermits of the ocean in Iceland, and the whales in an educational, interactive experience like no other.

  • Enjoy an audio-guided tour throughout the museum, available in 16 languages.

  • Interact and navigate through the life-size models of 23 whale different whale species.

  • Explore the Museum in an immersive experience with whale calls, beach-like floors, and visual treats.

  • Visit the Fin Whale Theatre and watch the Sonic Sea documentary to learn about the threats to whales today and how we can help them.


  • Museum admission

  • Audio guide in 16+ languages

  • Guided tours in English twice daily

  • Documentary screening in the theatre four times daily



Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Why Visit the Whales of Iceland Museum

One of the most unique experiences in Iceland, the Whales of Iceland Museum, in Reykjavik, Iceland, allows its visitors to come face-to-face with the largest marvels of nature, whales.

Experience the wonders of the sea in this educational exhibition of the lives of whales.

While you explore the beautiful terrain and winter skies of Iceland, don’t miss out on learning about these native marvels of the Icelandic seas, part of history and mythology.

What to Expect On Your Guided Tour

A short walk from downtown Reykjavík, accessible by the city bus, the Whales of Iceland, an unmissable landmark marked by the whale mural proves a sight to behold. Join the audio-guided tour in any of the 16+ languages that you wish. Experience life-size models of 23 different species of whales as you weave through the museum. An interactive experience, you will be surrounded by the sounds of the ocean, whale calls, and dynamic lighting, and compare your size to the various whale species. You can feel and learn about the bone structures that make these giants of the sea. Walk through the Fin Whale Room to learn about the threats whales face in the sea today. Check out the Sonic Sea documentary about the lives of these mammals under the seas. Drop by the whale cafe and gift shop, for a cute souvenir of the Museum.

Important Information

  • The tour is conducted in 16+ languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Russian, and Portuguese.

Operating Hours

  • Daily: 10am to 5pm

Documentary Sonic Sea Screening

  • Daily: 10:30am, 12:15am, 2pm, and 3:45pm

Live-Guided Tour for free for ticket holders

  • Daily: 11am & 3pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Whales of Iceland.

  • Address: Fiskislóð 23-25, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Grunnslóð. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board bus 14 to get you there.

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