Glasgow Science Centre
- Telephone 0141 420 5000
- Opening times Winter opening hours (until Mar 25) Wed–Fri 10am–3pm; Sat & Sun 10am–5pm.
- Admission £9.95 (£7.95; under 3s free); Planetarium, Glasgow Tower or IMAX Science films £2.50 extra.
- Website www.glasgowsciencecentre.org
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.
There are 3 events at this location
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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.
Get digging for some dino bones and learn more about fossils too. Suitable for ages 3–5.
An Evening with Sir Mark Walport: Our Climate
The new Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK government explores one of the most looming issues facing the world today – the global climate – and asks what we as a nation should do in the face of this crisis.
Reviews & features
Take Me Out2 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 Centre12 Jan 2007
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…