The Perlan (“The Pearl” in English) sits atop the city of Reykjavik and has long been one the city’s most impressive buildings. This project transformed the interior into an impressive combination of experiences and exhibits using state of the art technology and interactives to educate visitors on the history and natural wonders of Iceland.
The space dedicated to glaciers includes an incredible 180 degree projection wall of Europe’s largest glacier using sensors to enhance the experience as well as a digital, interactive, turn-style table showing the landscape changes of the island over centuries.
Other highlights include augmented reality viewers positioned in front of an amazing recreation of a cliff wall; a one of kind, virtual aquarium; and a “Forces of Nature” room that draws holds visitor with sights, sounds, and feelings of volcanoes and earthquakes as benches shake periodically through marvelous footage portrayed on the walls.
This museum truly creates amazement as it educates.