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Glasgow Science Centre

Address: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141 420 5000
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Ranked #30 of 127 Attractions in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Charity and Science attraction in Glasgow, rated 5 stars by VisitScotland, providing programs of entertaining Science theatre, Imax movies, Planetarium, and hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, with a charitable aim of entertaining and introducing science to everyone. April 2013 sees the launch of BodyWorks, a major new exhibition. Science Mall and shows admission is approximately £10, with add-on charges for access to the IMAX and the Planetarium. A shop and cafe are free to access. Schools and outreach programs extend the Centre’s work into the community. Car parking and public transport links or a 15 minute walk along the Clyde from the City center.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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251 reviews 251 reviews
36 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited here with my grandson with a special deal from Eventfull at work - £40 of vouchers for just £15! This let us vist all areas and have some money left over for lunch. There really is lots to see and do across 3 floors with nearly all exhibits in full working order. There is something for children and adults... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The system for paying to get out of the car park is ridiculous. It was a convoluted nonsense. No one in our vicinity had any idea how the pay machine worked, as a consequence, the queue was getting larger and larger with people mystified. When you just want to leave after having seen a film this spoils the experience.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I came 3 days ago and there are actually quite a lot to explore and very interactive. However it is a very bad timing for me to come as the place was overflown with school kids. It might be more than 200 kids in the science centre when I was there. It wasn't the best experience I could get as... More

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

There's loads to do everything is interactive! The place is fantastic!! What's really great is the planetarium I was blown away! The staff where really great as well!! Well worth the money and plenty to do could easy spend the whole day here!!!

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

An excellent experience full of interactive things for the kids. The centre is really geared up for children, its a shame that the cafe isn't. The eating experience put a dampener on a wonderful day.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The fact that we had to drag our 13 year old son out say it all. The fact that we were in danger of missing the last bus was the only reason he agreed to leave as he (and we ) was enjoying it so much. We didnt get to see even half of it and hope to return. Little... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a party here for my two sons and their friends in October this year. The staff were excellent as were the activities they got to do also. The children talked about it for days I would highly recommend using this for a kids birthday party.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Kids really enjoyed themselves here - lots of great hands on science. Loved the play area on the first floor with the water - they will get soaked! The crane with the foam bricks was a big hit too. You can use tesco days out vouchers to get money off your entrance price - makes a family day out better... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We went with some young children and spent the day there. It was excellent for the kids. And it was great for us adults. Probably the best Science Centre that we've been to!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Grandchildren Love this centre lots of things for them all to do adults and children. there is so much to do, the how your body works exhibition is fantastic. It is very hands on and very interactive for everyone, lots of staff around so if you have a question they are very helpful and explaining it to you we will... More

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