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Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 420 5000
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Really Well Done, and Interesting Museum for Kids

We have an 11 year old boy and a 5 year old daughter, and they both loved the place. For two hours... read more

Reviewed yesterday
William U
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Great family trip

Really really good. Went with 16 month old. We were worried it would be "too old" for him but there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lambence
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York, United Kingdom
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Rated 5 stars by VisitScotland, providing programs of entertaining Science theatre, Planetarium, and around 300 hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, to introduce science to everyone. Interaction distinguishes GSC, very few exhibits in glass cases and many opportunities to participate in Science. Included workshops and shows are a highlight, ranging from shadow puppets for youngsters to computer coding, robotics and ethical hacking for adults. "BodyWorks" examines the science behind human health and well-being, "Powering the Future" the future challenges and solutions in our energy-hungry world, and the digital planetarium allows visitors to 'leave earth' and travel through the cosmos. Science Mall admission includes free workshops and shows, with add-on charges of £3.00 for access to the Planetarium. A shop and cafe are free to access. Schools and outreach programs extend the Centre's work into the community. The Centre is a registered charity with surpluses returned to the education mission. Car parking and public transport links or a 15 minute walk along the Clyde from the City centre. The adjacent IMAX cinema is now operated by Cineworld.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“imax cinema” (70 reviews)
“all ages” (272 reviews)
“human body” (39 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
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+44 141 420 5000
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Reviewed yesterday

We have an 11 year old boy and a 5 year old daughter, and they both loved the place. For two hours, they climbed all over and work out on hundreds of exhibits that captivated their attention and got them moving. We parents really enjoyed...More

Thank William U
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really really good. Went with 16 month old. We were worried it would be "too old" for him but there is a large section exclusively for small children that is play based and really well pitched. There is also soft play. Other than that it's...More

Thank Lambence
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day out for the kids, lots to do and very educational even for adults. Town not far away and local public transport links...

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loads for the kids to do and learn about. Really need a whole day to properly see everything. Thought it was a little expensive if im honest but would definitely still go again.

Thank Jen Drysdale
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are willing to spend a whole day and 40 £ to be inside, or if you just walk along the river Clyde and cross the pedestrian bridge to walk around it, the Science Center is sure worth the visit for its architecture and...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our time in the Science centre. The view from the tower was stunning and staff members were friendly and helpful. It's a great place for kids but adults can enjoy it too. Interactive the whole way through.

Thank HVIC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for young children, very interactive, my two year old daughter loved the place, my 4 year old didn't want to leave Would definitely recommend

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit whatever age. Items change regularly. Plenty tables if you want to take your own food. However decent cafe if you prefer that. Each time have gone we have spent 3_5 hours there so well worth the entry fee .

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Glasgow Science Centre as part of a week long break in Scotland. We went on Bank Holiday Monday. It was very good and very educational for our children. We would certainly recommend it as a tourist attraction. Our two children aged 10 and...More

Thank _matthew_ambrose1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place after hours during their Science Lates: Under the Skin event. For £10 (student price) it was a good deal, considering we could participate in dissections, DNA extractions, quizzes, and film screenings. The event was about four hours long but it's likely you're...More

Thank Lam J
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Eveleen G
Are there any Easter ticket deals
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mharkins | Reviewed this property |
None that are currently advertised
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STEPH23059
Is this worth a trip with three children
15 March 2017|
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Response from Robin C | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely It is a full family feast of fun and enjoyment
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caroldixon
I am bringing ten twenty year old adults to Glasgow - would the science centre/planetarium be interesting for them for a couple of hours???
13 March 2017|
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Response from GlasgowScienceCentre | Property representative |
Hello, we have lots on offer for children and adults of all ages, and the Planetarium is particularly interesting if you've never visited one before! As everything is interactive, we find that people enjoy trying all the... More
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