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Glasgow Science Centre

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Address: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 420 5000
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: Rated 5 stars by VisitScotland, providing programs of entertaining Science...
Rated 5 stars by VisitScotland, providing programs of entertaining Science theatre, Planetarium, and around 300 hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, to entertain and introduce science to everyone. Interaction distinguishes GSC from a museum, with very few exhibits in glass cases and a lot of opportunities to participate and get hands on with Science. Included workshops and shows are a highlight, ranging from shadow puppets for youngsters through to computer coding, robotics and ethical hacking for adults. BodyWorks, examines the science behind human health and well-being, and the new full dome digital planetarium (available Sept 2015) allows visitors to 'leave earth' and travel through the cosmos. Science Mall admission included free workshops and shows, with add-on charges 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 center.
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Recently visited with my son and his family which included two young girls and we all found things that were really interesting. We went to the showin the theatre and the kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

There are 3 floors to explore, and regular moo science shows which me and the kids enjoyed, there is also a constellation (star night) which is extra but worth it. Also a tower which is only open when low wind so that's the only part not seen. Kids love the top floor learning about the body and experiments, there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great place to take children of all ages ,especially on a rainy day in Glasgow ! Lots for grown-ups to enjoy also ,definitely worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Could definitely spend a full day here. Lots to do and see and fun for all ages. Also the price of a season pass is excellent and well worth the money

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Recently visited with my son and his family which included two young girls and we all found things that were really interesting. We went to the showin the theatre and the kids loved it as it was all about experiments that included fire and bangs!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great for our grandchildren. Lots to do both scientific and for pure entertainment. I could have spent a week there!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is ment to be a jewel in Glasgow yet most attractions are at best dated and destressed with a major part closed & still charging full price is ripping people off. such a shame i had high hopes for the center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent venue for children of all ages. Plenty of 'hands on' things to do. Have been there a few time with my grandsons aged 2 and 7 and have yet to see everything. The boys love it and the Cafe is good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough good things about this place, it's just brilliant! I took 23 adults and children to GSC for my son's 5th birthday. I couldn't book a party as there was no availability on the day I required, however the staff made sure my son and our guests were treated like VIPs and everyone had a fabulous time.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Want to come here for some time now but never made it. My 3 and a half year old boy loved it. Although it was busy with the school holidays being on there was never much of a wait for anything and always a spare exhibit to explore. We also saw the fire show which was excellent. My Only problem... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I loved the fact that it doesn't matter if you have any interest in science or not, or how clever you are, or how old you are there really is so much for everyone to do including lots of interactive learning. My only problem was that a few of the interactive items were broken / awaiting repair which meant quite... More 

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Additional Information about Glasgow Science Centre

Address: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 420 5000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25

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