Our Dynamic Earth

Our 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, Our 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.

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Cosmos Planetarium

A chance to look at the wonders of space and inside the International Space Station.

Sat 29 Apr

Normal entry fees apply / 0131 550 7800

Sun 30 Apr

Normal entry fees apply / 0131 550 7800

Mon 1 May

Normal entry fees apply / 0131 550 7800

Summer (not) School

Activities for kids aged 7–13 to reconnect them with nature.

Mon 7 Aug

£165 for full five days / 0131 550 7800

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