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Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 420 5000
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Another great place to visit

A great place to visit, with kids, or in our case a place to spent a good couple of hours to view... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Day out with 5 year old

All in all a good way to spend a day if you've never been before. It's pretty expensive by the time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Rated 5 stars by VisitScotland, providing programs of entertaining Science theatre, Planetarium, and around 300 hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, to introduce science to everyone. Interaction distinguishes GSC, very few exhibits in glass cases and many opportunities to participate in Science. Included workshops and shows are a highlight, ranging from shadow puppets for youngsters to computer coding, robotics and ethical hacking for adults. "BodyWorks" examines the science behind human health and well-being, "Powering the Future" the future challenges and solutions in our energy-hungry world, and the digital planetarium allows visitors to 'leave earth' and travel through the cosmos. Science Mall admission includes free workshops and shows, with add-on charges of £3.00 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 centre. The adjacent IMAX cinema is now operated by Cineworld.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 420 5000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to visit, with kids, or in our case a place to spent a good couple of hours to view what is on show.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All in all a good way to spend a day if you've never been before. It's pretty expensive by the time you pay for tickets, add ons (planetarium) and some lunch in the cafe, I think the adult ticket is overpriced particularly as it's pretty...More

Thank mrswadd
Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in on a trip to Glasgow recently. Having not been since i was a kid we thought it would be nice to see what it was like now. Even with no kids with us we found it interesting. Time went so quickly and...More

Thank DAB0110
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'm astounded to read reviews saying "not much to do" and "unhelpful staff" Our experience was completely opposite to that. A warm welcome from several staff and way too much to enjoy in one visit. Absolutely no need to be a"science geek" just a normally...More

Thank tripandy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The science centre was ok-kids had an ok time enjoying 3rd floor most...however for what it was it is ridiculously priced plus an additional ticket for watching a 20min film-I felt that for what it was it was too much! Not the option of a...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a Sunday at this attraction and after the initial shock of the price(in total £69 ) for 3 adults,2 seniors and 2children, we all agreeded it was a great day out. Plenty of exhibits for inter action with no-one telling you not to touch!,,...More

Thank GeeGee1Oxon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a rip off £11 for an adult and £9 for a child not very much to do and bad customer service at front desk from a women who couldn’t even speak English ?!! And tried to charge my friend twice on her...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family here for an outing and it was fantastic than imagined. The science museum, planetarium, cafe, the rotating tower - we enjoyed this place to the core. You will not realise the time flying away once you are inside the science museum. So...More

1  Thank Anoop_Savio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to beat for fun and laughs, a wee bit more expensive but I think well worth it. The shows at the planetarium are quite literally, out if this world. Cannot praise it enough ;)

Thank kirkwoodlinda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the second we arrived the staff were extremely accommodating about my autistic sons ability to experience new things. They offered respite if needed and guided me through potential obstacles In the end we realised the easiest floors were 2 & 3 as the toddlers...More

Thank Nicky J
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Rebecca D
17 August 2017|
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Response from Cypruspals | Reviewed this property |
can be in there as long as you want depends on age of kids and how busy it is
Rebecca D
17 August 2017|
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Response from Morag M | Reviewed this property |
We arrived around 10am and were easily occupied until we left around 4pm. This included a break for lunch in the cafe and a pre booked planetarium performance. 2 adults and a 9yr old
14 August 2017|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there's tons of different games that young kids can play with in each zone