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Dundee Science Centre

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Good day out had lots to do with our young children. Food was good we never did any talk as we took... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Melissa T
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Amazing place!

My husband and I had a great time here last week, we are (young) senior citizens and went from each... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
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Explore the wonders of the science. Immerse yourself in over 80 hands-on, fun and interactive exhibits. Experience one of our exciting live science shows. Relax over a coffee or browse our range of gifts at Dundee Science Centre - a fun and...more
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14 Greenmarket, Dundee DD1 4QB, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We took our two young grandchildren ages 6and 9 and whilst there were some exhibits of interest to them much was outside their scope. Some exhibits were either not working or poorly labelled and they quickly became bored. In short poor value given the vast...More

Thank Walter C
DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Walter C, We are sorry you were disappointed with the range of science topics represented in Dundee Science Centre. When we first opened, in July 2000, our science centre was focused solely on the five senses; however we have evolved significantly over the years...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

My husband and I had a great time here last week, we are (young) senior citizens and went from each section trying out all the interactive things and had a ball! Never too old to learn something new or just have fun. Two hours flashed...More

Thank Quesera2018
DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Quesera2018, Thank you for such a great review! We're happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your recent visit to the centre. It's great knowing that people from all different ages can take away a great experience. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I visited the science centre with my two children (6 and 3). We had a fantastic time. The new medical area upstairs is excellent, there are a lot of hands on exhibits which we all really enjoyed. The music exhibition down stairs is also excellent,...More

1  Thank Fiona M
DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hi Fiona M, Thank you for giving such a lovely review. We're happy to hear everyone enjoyed their visit and having different exhibits that they loved. We hope to see you all again soon! Kind regards, The Visitor Services Team

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Good day out had lots to do with our young children. Food was good we never did any talk as we took out tune around it.More

Thank Melissa T
DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Melissa T, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the centre. Hopefully you'll be able to visit us again soon and join in with our shows that run throughout the day. We hope to see you again! Kind regards, The Visitor Services...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my 2 year old daughter were there yesterday. Staff are super nice and spent 2 hours playing and having great time with my daughter. Staff were fantastic I can't praise them enough. Would Highly recommend this placesMore

Thank shawn m
DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Shawn M, Thank you for a great review - we're happy to hear that yourself and daughter enjoyed your visit to the centre recently. I'll be sure to share your kind words with the wider team working throughout your visit. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in here as we had an enjoyable visit last summer, and we knew they had a new exhibit. Unfortunately although the medical exhibit upstairs was pretty new and interesting, it was much the same as last year downstairs and quite a few of the...More

Thank Dundee1979
DundeeSciCentre, Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear Dundee1979, We’re really pleased you found our team and our new Medical Marvels exhibits interesting. Unfortunately it is not possible to change all of our exhibition space each year but, as an independent charity, we were really pleased to have fundraised £2 Million to...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We brought our 10 and 12 year old girls to visit the Dundee Science Centre after a recommendation on a local Facebook page. Although the centre is small, it is well laid out and easy to get around. I had worried that given their ages,...More

Thank Deb E
DundeeSciCentre, Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Deb E, Thanks for the kind words. We're glad to hear everyone enjoyed their most recent trip to the centre - it's great hearing people of all ages enjoying the exhibits. We hope we'll be able to see you again soon. Kind regards, The...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife and seven year old.Was very disappointed as was not what we were expecting not much in the way of science.But staff were helpful and friendly.Cafe was good value for money.But overall don't think I will be visiting again.More

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DundeeSciCentre, Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Melvin4760, Thank you for providing us with your feedback about your recent visit to Dundee Science Centre, that’s great to hear that our team were friendly and helpful and you enjoyed the coffee shop, we’ll pass these comments back to our team. We aim...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

The first floor exhibits on surgery are unique and hands on - we completed a heart pacemaker operation. Really interesting to learn about the human body and listen to talks. Fairly quiet in July.

Thank 2016PaulB2016
DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi 2016PaulB2016, Thank you for such a great review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our new Medical Marvels exhibition and get hands-on with the exhibits. We hope we see you agan soon! Kind regards, The Visitor Services Team

Reviewed 29 June 2018

I took my two year-old daughter to Dundee Science Centre recently, and Mairi there spent fully two hours doing experiments with her, including with tuning forks, ‘painting’ gas giants with shaving foam, and even laparoscopic surgery. The new music-focussed exhibits currently installed are fantastic, and...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Christopher, Thank you for such a lovely review. Mairi is fantastic with all visitors coming into the centre and I completely agree, it's very important to have strong female STEM role models for the younger generation. It's great to hear your daughter had a...More

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Hi - as the previous reviewer has said, there's a small cafe in the building where you can get a light meal / snack. There are also several eating venues within a 5-10mins walk - my family and I ate at a noodle shop which... More
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