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Dundee Science Centre

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Kids party

Just had my son's 7th birthday party here and it was fab. The staff were warm and welcoming and had... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
princesspeach123567
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Top floor closed

Half of it is being refurbished so it takes away the experience..staff are excellent but I feel... read more

Reviewed 4 June 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 24 June 2018 via mobile

Just had my son's 7th birthday party here and it was fab. The staff were warm and welcoming and had lots of enthusiasm. The kids enjoyed the CSI activity and exploring the new music exhibit. The food was good and nothing was too much trouble....More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi princesspeach123567, Thank you for such a lovely review. It's great to hear that your son enjoyed his birthday party at the centre with all his friends! I'll be sure to pass on your kinds words to the party team - I'm sure they'll be...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Having paid car park then entered the building to find half of the building was being changed. No notice in the car park to advise this when asked for refund of the car oark, was told it had nothing do do with them. Poor way...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Bill F, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't have a great experience when visiting the centre recently. Unfortunately, the surrounding car parks to the centre are operated by Dundee City Council which means there isn't anything that we can do in relation to...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Half of it is being refurbished so it takes away the experience..staff are excellent but I feel price should be reduced to reflect less choice and spaceMore

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

Hi Gav G, As you mentioned, our top floor is currently under construction for our new Medical Marvels exhibition we have however brought down the existing exhibits to the ground floor and for this reason the admission prices have remained the same. Along with our...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Didn’t plan on coming here but the discovery museum doesn’t open until later in the day and we were really impressed! Wasn’t to pricey. Was very hands on loads to see and do there was a student in from the university who did games with...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi bb2016bb, Thank you for a lovely review. We're glad to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves and the shows - I'll be sure to pass on your lovely words to Michael. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Visitor Services Team

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I love this place. It is great fun to explore whatever your age. At the moment they are coming to the end of a major upgrade which sounds really exciting. There was no building noise though and all the alterations are on the first floor...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi Liz47936, it's great the hear that you and your son enjoying coming and exploring around the centre. I'll be sure to pass on your lovely comments to the wider team - I'm sure they'll appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you again soon!...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame to give such a low rate however, there is construction work going on so there is little to see and the noise was off putting. Couldn’t hear the story time or the dino info session for construction work. The carpark is a...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi juliemcgrath85, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent visit to the science centre. We are currently in the middle of developing our new exhibition, Medical Marvels. This does unfortunately mean that our 1st is offline however we do have plenty to...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Looked forward to a day out with our great-grandsons, ages almost 5 and 6 yesterday, along with our grandson and his partner. What a terrible disappointment it was. We expected to spend several hours there but had had enough after an hour and a half....More

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DundeeSciCentre, Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi Mgray746, We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit to Dundee Science Centre. We are currently upgrading our 1st floor facilities into a new Medical Marvels exhibition and science learning suite that will host a whole range of new...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I’m so sorry Dundee. I come from a nearby city north of yours that locally benchmarks itself with some jealousy against the positive reinvention of your city in recent years. DSC, one of our main reasons for travelling with kids during the holidays, was so...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Stevetgp1, We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to Dundee Science Centre. We change exhibits and activities wherever possible and we understand this is important for our visitors. We are currently upgrading and expanding our 1st floor level with...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Easy to find from motorway with adequate parking outside. Went downhill from there. When we got in we were told upstairs was closed, and most of the stuff had been moved downstairs and they had put on extra shows and more staff to compensate. Haven't...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Services Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Nkc2017, We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to Dundee Science Centre. We are currently upgrading our 1st floor level to create our new Medical Marvels exhibition and expanding our 1st floor to form a new science learning suite...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Terribly overpriced, staff and service in the cafe was awful. It was slow and the girls behind the counter barely uttered a legible word. Cappuccino was a latte with chocolate on top. Awful. The only reason it got 1 star was because of the lovely...More

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DundeeSciCentre, The Visitor Experience Team at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Zoe S, We’re sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent visit to Dundee Science Centre. We pride ourselves in our customer service and the science learning activities that are facilitated by our specialist Science Communicator team. While it is great to...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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