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Address: The Tramsheds | 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-122-4640340
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Satrosphere is Scotland’s first science and discovery centre. Originally...
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. With free parking and delicious coffee and cake in our Tramsheds Coffee House, a visit to Satrosphere is not to be missed.
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A bit small

Good fun but much smaller than expected. Young kids can fill a morning or afternoon here with close supervision. The displays are quite tired but it isn't too expensive and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Andover, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Good fun but much smaller than expected. Young kids can fill a morning or afternoon here with close supervision. The displays are quite tired but it isn't too expensive and the staff are very friendly and enthusiastic. The alien show is very enjoyable as the kids sit captivated and parents can snooze in the dark!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have just had 2 hours of fun. Planaterium are we alien Dinasaur talk and so much fun. With a please touch and play brilliant for kids and adults . All the staff are very aproachable just brilliant.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A good way to pass a damp summer's morning in Aberdeen! The staff were really friendly, there are many hands on activities for big and small alike. If you have a dinosaur lover in the family then there is a good section to explore here. All in all it is a good place to stimulate children's minds. Just not sure... More 

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North of Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We visited Satrosphere twice in a matter of days as we arrived later on in the afternoon the first time and did not manage to see all the displays/exhibits. Both times we found the staff in Satrosphere to be very welcoming and keen to help us in any way they could. Our son really seemed to enjoy himself especially as... More 

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ThomasSatrosphere, Public Relations Manager at Satrosphere Science Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thank you for taking the time to write this comment, we are really pleased to see that you and your family enjoyed the visit of the Centre. Regarding your experience in the Café, you may not be aware that it is now operated by an independent catering company. We passed your comment as soon as we read it... More 

Shetland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A family visit with two children (5 and 3). We spent the morning there at a quieter time so plenty of opportunity to explore. Some of the displays may be a little dated but the children certainly enjoyed it, and that was the main thing. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Excellent venue for children to learn in a hands on way about science. Very welcoming staff who gave talks on various topical subjects. My grandchildren all enjoyed their visit and I can't wait to take the youngest when he a wee bit older.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was good for my 3 year old but for older kids I don't think there is enough to hold their attention.

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Highland, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had such fun; especially building a moving lego croc. Loads to see here and plenty of activities to have a go at. Thank you to all the staff who made the day !

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Rosehearty, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great fun for kids and a refreshing change from the wallet draining and mind numbing walk around nearby amusement arcades! Loads for kids to participate in here and I like the fact that kids get to learn whilst they play. Great idea and a fantastic place for kids.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Recently visited the science centre in aberdeen and was pleasantly surprised! Wasn't expecting much if i'm being honest but the amount of activities and experiments that were available was impressive! There was lots of things to interact with and bring out a competitive nature! Cafe was very nice aswell! Would recommend to anyone with half a day to fill!

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Additional Information about Satrosphere Science Centre

Address: The Tramsheds | 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-122-4640340
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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