Opening hours
Every day from 9:00 - 19:00
Katla Restaurant is open 09:00 - 21:00
Dec 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1 – 10:00 - 16:00
Tel. +(354) 415 5200
Austurvegur 14, Hvolsvöllur
Lava Centre
Austurvegur 14, Hvolsvöllur
Tel. +(354) 415 5200

VOLCANOES:
THE INSIDE STORY
AND THE EXPERIENCE

STATE-OF-THE ART EDUCATIONAL CENTRE
The Lava Centre is an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years.
A VIEW OF THE EARTH’S INNER FORCES
Examine the various volcanos—eruptions and lava flows, volcanic and rift systems, faults and glacial floods that make Iceland a showcase of volcanism.

The centre introduces the Katla Geopark plus Iceland's elaborate monitoring system for surveying volcanos and earthquake zones.
JOIN THE ADVENTURE
LAVA - Iceland Volcano and Earthquake Centre is an interactive display of nature's epic forces that shape our planet and created Iceland.
  • Volcano Corridor
  • Geology Globe
  • Earthquake Corridor
  • The Fiery Heart of Iceland
  • Lava Corridor
  • Intro to Volcanology
  • Ash Corridor
  • Site of Actual Volcanos