Glasgow Science Centre

Going up

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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 city it’s possible to get without craning your neck out of an aeroplane window. The tower - the only structure in the world which fully rotates through 360 degrees - has had an uneven few years due to various structural hold-ups, but is fully functional again. It takes two and a half minutes to get up to the top by lift, although there are 500 stairs if you’d rather . . .

Glasgow Science Centre, Pacific Quay, Glasgow 0871 540 1005.

Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA

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.

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