Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
  • Telephone 0131 550 7800
  • Opening times Nov–Mar Wed–Sun 10am–5.30pm; Apr & Jun, Sep & Oct daily 10am–5.30pm; Jul & Aug daily 10am–6pm. Last entry 1h30min before closing.
  • Website www.dynamicearth.co.uk
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Our Dynamic Earth

Located directly between the Scottish Parliament Building and Arthur’s Seat, Dynamic Earth presents a linear journey through the creation of the earth, from the Big Bang to the present day. Exhibitions make use of sounds, smell and visuals to make the experience as real as possible, in addition to interactive exhibits. With volcanoes erupting beneath your feet, a tropical rainstorm pouring down, earthquakes and tidal waves at every turn, the history of the earth has never been more interesting.

Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Listen to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon in surround sound, with abstract projections on the dome.

Sun 23 Sep

£12 (£10) / 0131 550 7800

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Half Term: Discover Minerals and Gems

Series of activities with guests from the Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club.

Mon 15 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 16 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 17 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 19 Oct

Half Term: Operation Earth Activities

Join the Jodrell Bank team as they dive into the exciting world of environmental science. Through fun and engaging hands-on activities, you’ll learn all about the current issues facing our planet and what you can do to help. Activities are part of Operation Earth, a nation-wide project funded by NERC (Natural…

Sun 14 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

Wed 17 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

Sat 20 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

Sun 21 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

Half Term: Science Showcase

Get to meet scientists from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and find out about their research.

Thu 18 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 19 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Meet the Glaciologists

Meet scientists who have worked in Greenland and have a chat about what living and working there is like.

Sat 13 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

A Portrait of a Research Project

Photography exhibition by Alex Ingle, documenting the work of scientists on the glaciers of Greenland.

Sat 13 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

Sun 14 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

Mon 15 Oct

Free with venue entry ticket / 0131 550 7800

…and 13 more dates until 28 Oct

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