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Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 420 5000
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Good for kids

Great for kids not so much for adults, I would say. Still loads of activities available but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Seb K
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Fun, fun

Great place to spend at least three hours. Plenty of activities and displays to keep the whole... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
luvaholidayScotland
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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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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“imax cinema” (73 reviews)
“all ages” (296 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great for kids not so much for adults, I would say. Still loads of activities available but targeted at the younger audience.

Thank Seb K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to spend at least three hours. Plenty of activities and displays to keep the whole family busy and entertained.

Thank luvaholidayScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Any facility that offers lots of hands-on experiences is going to have exhibit failures and GSC is no exception. However, these were relatively few and didn't spoil overall enjoyment. There's also no perfect way to label and explain exhibits and some had fairly scant text...More

Thank RealYstyck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here with my husband and children. There is lots to see and do with lots of interesting activities. I think the price of admission should cover the planetarium and the tower, as these extra costs when you have to pay for 4 really add...More

Thank hirenzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled here with three other adults, and we all had a great time. The interactive exhibits are still fun, and a particular highlight was the health and body section.

Thank Kirstyonfood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Took my parter who's 33 here and we had a fantastic time. We arrived at 11am and didn't leave until 3:30pm! It really is a full, fun day out for all ages. The displays are interactive and varied. There are lots of games...More

Thank SimoneBrown89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful venue to take the kids. We were all amazed by the amount of interactive activities they had. Very fun day had by all.

Thank sgt2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see in glasgow! Glasgow is an amazing city and there is so much to do, this is no exception. :) A

Thank holidays2388483
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the last day of our local areas October school holidays and told we were lucky to do so as it had been horrendously busy during the Glasgow school holidays! Great place for a day out a chance for children to not only do...More

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Glasgow is a lovely city, but not very impressive so after a day spent there I was a bit disappointed. In the second day of our trip we decided to give the Glasgow Science Centre a try. We were supposed to spend there max 2...More

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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
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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
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Gavinw69
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
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