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 25 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Sun 26 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Mon 27 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

…and 65 more dates until 31 Dec

CoderDojo

Free coding club for kids who want to learn more. Email to book your place.

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 420 5000

Please note: This event is for girls between the ages of 7 and 17.

Fantastic Forces

A fun-packed show using rocket balloons, skateboards, buckets of water and a deadly dangerous bed of nails to about demonstrate Isaac Newton's laws on forces.

Sat 25 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Sun 26 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

Hallowe'en Fright Night

A family friendly Hallowe'en treat, with everything from a monster science show to a zombie apocalypse on offer.

Fri 31 Oct

£6 (Under 3s free) / 0141 420 5000

Little Explorer Days

Activities and fun for little ones aged 3–5 on a different scientific theme each time.

Sun 26 Oct

accompanying adult free (Children £8.50) / 0141 420 5000

Up, Up and Away: Find out how we use our lungs as we explore our huff and puff. Play and investigate with bubbles and things that fly.

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 25 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Sun 26 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Mon 27 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

…and 3 more dates until 30 Oct

Reviews & features

Take Me Out

2 Apr 2009

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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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