Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
  • Telephone 0141 420 5000
  • Opening times Winter opening hours (until Mar 30) Wed–Fri 10am–3pm; Sat & Sun 10am–5pm. From March 31: Mon–Sun 10am–5pm.
  • Admission £10.50 (£8.50; under 3s free); Planetarium, Glasgow Tower or IMAX Science films £2.50 extra.
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  • Website www.glasgowsciencecentre.org

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Glasgow Science Centre

Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features hundreds of interactive exhibits. It also includes the ScottishPower Planetarium, Science Show Theatre, Climate Change Theatre and the 127m Glasgow Tower. Additionally, it's home to Cineworld IMAX, Scotland's largest IMAX cinema, showing both educational and 3D Hollywood films.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Event times

There are 6 events at this location

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BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Sat 20 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Sun 21 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Mon 22 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

…and 100 more dates until 31 Dec

Explorathon

Celebrate European Researchers' Night by exploring the work of hundreds of local researchers through talks, debates and shows that highlight their breakthroughs.

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Huff and Puff

Discover what air is, what we use it for and make your very own wind powered car. Ages 7 and under.

Sat 20 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Sun 21 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 22 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

…and 8 more dates until 30 Sep

A Question of Science Dinner

Theoretical physicist and author Professor Jim Al-Khalili takes up hosting duties at this three-course dinner and champagne reception, with an opportunity to discuss your love of all things scientific with academics, working scientists and other experts in the field. Price also includes entry into a general knowledge…

Thu 23 Oct

table of ten £950 / 0141 420 5005

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Stargazers

A show in the planetarium exploring the night sky. Learn how to find your way around the sky using the stars, spot seasonal constellations and identify other naked-eye objects. Best for under 7s.

Sat 20 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Sun 21 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 22 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

…and 16 more dates until 8 Oct

Under Dark Skies

Astronomer and author Stargazing for Dummies Steve Owens talks about his work protecting dark skies from light pollution, focussing on some of the darkest skies on the planet in very remote locations.

Fri 26 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Reviews & features

Take Me Out

2 Apr 2009

From cycling, pirate ships, dolphin watching and woodland walks to face-painting, castles, beaches and alien designs, Anna Millar handpicks some of the finest days out and events this Easter, whether you’re a big or a little kid

Glasgow Science Centre

12 Jan 2007

Going up

Have you ever wanted to take in the whole of Glasgow at a glance? Scotland’s tallest building, the 127m high Glasgow Tower adjacent to the Science Centre at Pacific Quay, has reopened to the public, offering some of the most beautiful views over the…

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