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August 30, 2020

LAVA Centre closes for the season

Due to strict travel regulation due to the COVID-19 pandemic we've taken the hard decisions to close for the winter. We will open up as…
Breaking News
May 27, 2020

LAVA Centre to Re-open 18 June

LAVA Centre will re-open Thursday 18 June. To begin with we will be open Thursdays to Sundays from 10 AM to 04 PM. We will…
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March 20, 2020

The LAVA Centre is closed temporarily

Social distancing in practice. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have taken the only sensible decision to close the exhibition temporarily. Bárður Örn Gunnarsson, Managing…
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March 12, 2020

LAVA Centre and the COVID-19 precautionary measures

LAVA Centre and Hekla both covered with snow. The health and well-being of our guests and staff is LAVA Centre´s highest priority. We are constantly…
Volcano Activity
February 25, 2020

What happens close to the town of Grindavík?

Text by Ari Trausti Guðmundsson, geologist.   Volcanic systems at Reykjanes Peninsula. Photo from Reykjanes Geopark     The terrestrial unrest close to Grindavík town…
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February 25, 2020

In Case of a Volcanic Eruption in Mt. Thorbjörn

Let’s begin with the most important question: Is this development dangerous to human lives? The short answer is currently NO.  The worst case scenario in…
Breaking NewsVolcano Activity
February 25, 2020

Is a volcanic eruption starting by the Blue Lagoon?

The Blue Lagoon overlooking Mt. Thorbjorn. Photo by Frank Denney on Unsplash A town hall meeting was called in Grindavik on the Reykjanes peninsula Monday afternoon. The topic…
Breaking News
February 25, 2020

Disney choose Iceland for Frozen 2

About six years ago, Disney Frozen took fans to the fictional world of Arendelle, resembling Norway. But Frozen 2 marks a locational shift. To create…
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August 20, 2018

LAVA Centre Receives Two Red Dot Awards

Gagarin and Basalt Architects have been awarded the much-coveted Red Dot as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018, the globally renowned design…