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“Great day out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
0141 420 5000
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Ranked #31 of 127 Attractions in Glasgow
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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“Great day out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We took our 5 and 6 year old boys and they loved it. Plenty to do but some of the experiments were not working but overall it was well maintained. IMAX film was excellent but it was an extra charge. Kids loved disgusting digestion show and was 5 hours well spent.

Visited April 2013
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“Still great fund for the kids on a rainy day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

You can actually send a whole day here without seeing everything. Make sure you see some of the science demos.

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“Not worth the time or money”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Visited with my two kids on the29/03/13,cost £42 for 3 adults and 2 kids,half the experiments weren't working even though it was only the second day.When I went to complain was fobbed off by useless excuses.Thought the place was a creche as there was that many unsupervised kids running about,it wasn't a very good experience for either me or my kids.Wouldn't recommend paying to go in just stay in the lobby with the eagles-they were fantastic!!

Visited March 2013
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“science at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

this place is so much fun. the activities on floor one are great for children. my three kids aged 6; 3 and 2 spent two hours on this floor and had to be physically removed as they refused to leave. until we went to the human body exhibition on the third floor. the adults were not as enthralled. this section was absolutely fantastic we ranged from a two year old to an adult with a medical degree. all of us loved it. beat the virus computer games. earphones that play back what ypu say with echo. robot arms and so much more absolutely fantastic. this place is sooooooo good for kids I think its worth a dedicated trip. only give this place a steer if you dont like to play and arent entertained by things that combine fun with experimenting.

Visited April 2013
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“Best Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Worth every penny - this was one if not the best, museums we have visited - tip get there for opening as the third floor is full of thigns to do for the whole family and gets really busy later! Every element was great children from 3 - 10 enjoyed the day as did the biggest children up to 40! Must do attraction for any fmaily visiting Glasgow.

Visited April 2013
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