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Address: 179 Constitution Street | The Tramsheds, Aberdeen AB24 5TU, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1224 640340
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon 10:00 - 16:00
Tue 10:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Aberdeen Science Centre, formally Satrosphere, is Scotland's first science...

Aberdeen Science Centre, formally Satrosphere, is Scotland's first science and discovery centre. Originally opened in 1988 we have been engaging people with science for over 21 years. Our interactive, hands-on exhibits and live science shows help our visitors discover more about the world around them and the science of how things work. The Tramsheds Coffee House has been outsourced to Hudsons Catering, serving fresh coffee and homemade cakes daily A visit to Aberdeen Science Centre is not to be missed.

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was ok need more things for kids to do was to hot as heating on cafe was not so good half things not on

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Falkirk, Scotland
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on good Friday knowing that there were organised activities that day - and we were not disappointed. At £18 for a family it was tremendous value and we were able to spend 4 hours here no problem at all. There were organised activities - creating volcano's, making fossils, dinosaur talks as well as a video and Q&A with... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming, informative, cheerful helpful staff and amazing displays, interesting for all age groups, individual talks, stories etc

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Thank tracy c
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We love hearing especially about our staff -- their interaction with visitors is something we focus on -- so I will feed this back to the team. We hope we can see you again in the future as we have a few fun events coming up soon that may... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

was ok need more things for kids to do was to hot as heating on cafe was not so good half things not on

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Thank firefox2017
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to write this review :) I'm sorry to hear your cafe experience wasn't as great as it could have been. The cafe is not run by us -- it is an external company -- so I will pass this feedback on so that they can improve their offering, We love combining fun and... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I usually go in here after the saturday morning run . What can i say it's just ok , alittle cold and lacks atmosphere but it's clean .

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Thank mark f
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Thank you for taking the time to write this review :) Our cafe is run b an external provider so we will feedback your experiences on the temperature. Hopefully this will improve your experience in the future, Amy Aberdeen Science Centre More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place which combines education fun and food. The range of activities is very good as is the food - especially the cakes.

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Thank Mike S
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi Mike, Thank you for taking the time to write this review :) We love combining fun and education so we hope we can see you again in the future. Kind Regards, Amy Aberdeen Science Centre More 

Aberdeenshire
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very disappointed with the cafe here. Coffee and cakes are ok but my experience of lunch was awful Soup was lentil which was basically a salty stock with some lentils thrown in. There was macaroni cheese on the kids menu but not available for adults which I found strange but ordered it for my gandson . When it came it... More 

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Thank alicedavis
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for posting your review. Our cafe is run by an external company -- Hudson's Catering -- so we have fed-back your experience to them as a matter of urgency. We hope we can look forward to seeing you in the future. Many thanks, Amy Amy More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A lot smaller than Glasgow and even Dundee, but it's nice and a good thing to have in Aberdeen. We had my son's birthday party here a couple of years ago and it was well done, something a bit different and well structured.

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Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write your review! We're really glad you enjoyed the birthday party as we love hosting these. Amy More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Fair enough for a wee day out, entertaining especially for kids - but not much for adults. You'll be spoiled if you've been to the Glasgow or London Science museums. Shows were nice, though, and staff where very nice.

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Thank CatrionaLindsay
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're really glad you found the centre entertaining for the kids. We strive to continually improve our programme and exhibits so we value your feedback. Although we serve a different audience to London and Glasgow science centres, we aim to have something for all of our visitors so we... More 

Kolkata
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179 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

On Constitution Street, close to the Esplanade, is the informative Satrosphere Science Center offering a fun day out for all the family. The hands-on center provides interactive ways for visitors to learn more about science. Very informative and entertaining too.

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Thank ArghyaKolkata
Amy H, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're really glad you found the centre informative and entertaining. Hopefully we will see you again soon! We have a new space exhibit (a replica inspired by a part of the International Space Station) and many events coming up in the next few months :) Kind Regards, Amy Aberdeen... More 

Kinross, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went with my two daughters aged 23 and 9. Arrived at noon, left at 4!! There was LOADS to keep us all amused. We did the 3 shows. The sound show was the best of these, the planetarium the least enjoyable as it was difficult to hear the film due to the sound of the planetarium's generator. So - what... More 

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Thank tabelmabel
abdnScienceCentre, Public Relations Manager at Aberdeen Science Centre, responded to this review

Hi tabelmabel, Thank you for your review, we're delighted you and your two daughters enjoyed your time here! We'd love to see you back in the future. We really value your feedback so we'll be looking into how to best improve sound in the planetarium for our visitors. We'll let Bob and Andrew know you enjoyed your time with them.... More 

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