Experience the award winning architecture of Harpa and visit areas that are not open to the general public. Your guide will share some of Harpa’s secrets, stories of odd incidents and the struggles during the economic crisis. Learn how Icelandic nature, volcanoes and the Arctic light inspired the unique design and the amazing glass facade of the house – and photograph it from new intriguing angles; allowing you to explore the less visible brilliance of this world-renowned architectural masterpiece.
DAILY GUIDED TOURS
Between July 12th 2019 to August 25th 2019 we offer guided tours every hour between 11:00 and 16:00 each day of the week. Please consult the below list of exceptions to these opening hours and of the accessibility of Eldborg, the main hall. A purchased ticket is valid for any one of the tours on the selected date.
August 26th 2019 to October 31st 2019 there will be guided tours at 14:00 and 16:00 every day of the week (with exceptions when limited availability of performance halls prevents tours). It is not guaranteed that the tours will visit the main hall, Eldborg, on every tour. Please inquire further at the ticket office shortly before the tour for more information on availability of performance halls.
Exceptions and comments regarding availability of tours June 1st to August 25th:
August 23rd Eldborg will not be accessible in the tours at 11:00, 12:00 and 13:00.
August 24th there will be no tours.
For any questions, please contact our ticket office at +354 528 5050. Opening hours are 12:00-18:00 every day of the week.
The Harpa guided tour is fully accessible for wheelchair users and customers with mobility issues. In addition, if requested in advance, we are able to provide a wheelchair service for any customers who wish to use it.
Harpa Guided Tour with Live Music
Experience the award-winning architecture of Harpa and visit areas that are generally not open to the public, along with a cherry on top – a musical performance in an exclusive area with breath-taking views of Harpa‘s surroundings.
As well as learning all about this amazing building during the guided tour, the musical performance provides you with an overview of Icelandic musical history, sampling different periods between medieval music and modern pop music.
Price: Only 2750 ISK.
Limited availability: Book your ticket now here!
Disclaimer: The guided tours with music will only take place if a minimum number of participants is reached. Otherwise, it will be cancelled and all tickets fully refunded.
GUIDED TOURS FOR PRIVATE GROUPS
Get the extreme version of the general guided tour, customized for special interests, for a requested time and get to see even more hidden areas in Harpa.
PROFESSIONAL GUIDED TOUR
For the technical enthusiasts who want to learn about all the details – the acoustical adjustment possibilities, the various technical equipment and solutions, the complex engineering behind the glass facade and the challenge presented by the building of Harpa. Learn about the history of the building, the competition held regarding its design and the building process.
SCHOOL GUIDED TOUR
We offer free tours for preschool children. For more information contact email@example.com.