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Address: 14 Greenmarket, Dundee DD1 4QB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1382 228800
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Explore the wonders of the science. Immerse yourself in over 80 hands-on,...

Explore the wonders of the science. Immerse yourself in over 80 hands-on, fun and interactive exhibits. Experience one of our exciting live science shows. Relax over a coffee or browse our range of gifts at Dundee Science Centre - a fun and exhilarating experience for the whole family.

Open 10am to 5pm, 363 days a year.

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Great day out for the kids

Visit here any time of year. Its a great day out for the kids at any time of the year. Great exhibits and cafe too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ferryman1960
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Tayside
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here while on holiday and we went during the week. There was 2 school trips while in and that ruined it slightly as they werent be monitored and knocked my boy (2years old) over a few times just running to things. Teachers not watching them. No fault of the science place though. The staff were fantastic especially a young... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt it was more aimed a children don't get me wrong this is a good thing, I have taken my grandchildren there twice and they loved it. Everything in the centre is interactive which to helps children understand easier. There are also live demonstrations by knowledgeable staff who will also answer any questions you may have. To me its... More 

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Thank Norman C
DundeeSciCentre, Festivals & Events Officer at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent feedback, Norman! We are delighted to hear your positive comments about our staff and that you and your grandchildren enjoy taking part in all the interactive activities during your visits here at Dundee Science Centre. We look forward to seeing you soon again. Best wishes, Isabella Melking - Festivals & Communications Officer More 

Tayside
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61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit here any time of year. Its a great day out for the kids at any time of the year. Great exhibits and cafe too.

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Thank Ferryman1960
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review - it gave us a nice warm feeling on such a freezing morning! We look forward to welcoming you back soon :) More 

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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for opening on Sunday. It was quiet and perfect for my 3 1/2 yr old twins and 1 yr old as he could crawl around the sensory area. It was the start of science week so there were lots of extra experiments to keep my 10yr old entertained. One of our 3 1/2 yr olds is autistic and... More 

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Thank Wendy P
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

'Fantastic' right back at you! Many thanks for your great review - it means so much to the team having honest opinions coming in from our visitors. And I'll be honest too - I'm disappointed you weren't delighted at our Infusion coffee shop. We've noted your comments and are striving to put that behind us :) More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this building with my 3 kids aged 15, 13 and 11 and on our way in we attended a hands on lecture on bones which was not only informative but fascinating and just right for the audience. The museum had loads to explore for all ages, was busy and very up to date where even I had some... More 

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Thank robinred0
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

Wow - this is one fantastic review, and so much appreciated too. We certainly love to inject a good dose of fun into all that we do and it looks as if it paid off for your visit. Glad to see you had the chance to try out our (reasonably) new Lab for the bones activity and enjoyed the rest... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fun day. The staff and visiting professionals, were very helpful and knowledgeable about the activities that were on offer. The activities were suitable for most age ranges (5 upwards). The children had fun and the adults found out some interesting facts about the human body. I would return again.

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Thank lidu165
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review - you made our day. It just goes to show that it's so worthwhile us making sure that our personality as a visitor attraction shines through. It's great being able to create events, shows and presentations that appeal to our visitors (and we love too, of course!). Hope to see you again... More 

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A great many exhibits that will leave you thinking. Especially the children. Two things wrong. One, nowhere near big enough and two, cafeteria had not enough staff serving. The average wait in the queue was about thirty minutes. So expect bored kids sitting tired at your feet as you shuffle along. Food just OK.

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Thank Geff R
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we greatly value gaining honest opinions coming in from our visitors. We agree that Dundee Science Centre is just simply not big enough (for all the things we'd really love to offer our visitors) and that's why we are approaching an exciting time in our history later in 2017. We are making changes within... More 

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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing wee day out here with the nieces. The Science Centre was great for the wee ones. Story was great and informative about butterflies and then they cracked out the liquid nitrogen and dipped a banana in! Beginning to wonder who had more fun at that point. Massive thumbs up from me

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Thank GIW22
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

And a massive thumbs up from us here too! We're so delighted when we receive fantastic reviews like yours - it gives us a real lift. I've passed your delight on to the team. Hope to see you back soon - for more fun! More 

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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Spent the day at the centre with a 7 year old. We needed a disabled space but there are only 2 in the Carpark by the door - not enough!! Both were taken so I rang the centre who were soo helpful and brought their wheelchair to us in the Carpark further along the road. At the end they came... More 

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Thank jasper101
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

We all loved getting your review and were so glad that we were able to help out on the day and make your visit that wee bit more easy and special. I love it when people discover our personality as well as enjoying the experience here at Dundee Science Centre. Sorry we let you down a bit at the coffee... More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Really interactive experience with lots to do. The kids loved it! A great way to spend a rainy day. We also had lunch in the cafe which was a wee bit slow...having more than one till might have helped reduce the queue time. Overall it was a great visit though!

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Thank JaxLun
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review. We love to hear from our visitors and value the feedback we receive too. So sorry we were a bit slow in the coffee shop on the day of your visit - we'll make sure and pick our socks up for the future, and we hope you come back for another fun day... More 

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