Glasgow Science Centre
- 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.
- 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.
- Provides: Free wi-fi
There are 5 events at this location
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Art of Possible
Science and technology talk about the benefits of Quantum Technologies.
Cosmic Fireworks: Finding Transient Events in the Universe
In this talk Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell-Burnell, the discoverer of pulsars, describes the recent developments in searching for new phenomena in the universe and speculates on what might be found.
Thu 2 Mar
A talk on quantum physics with screenings of 10 'quantum inspired' short films.
Sunday Morning Astronomy Club
Budding cosmonauts aged 8 to 11 can explore the cosmos in the digital planetarium. Learn the constellations, visit the planets and take part in hands-on space-themed workshops.
Sun 5 Mar
The Universe for Beginners
An adults-only class studying the night sky. Learn about star gazing, the solar system, how stars are born and the hunt for extraterrestrial life.
Mon 6 Mar
Mon 13 Mar
Reviews & features
The Best Activities for Kids and Families in Glasgow3 Mar 2015
A quick guide to some of the city's best days out
Much more than just a shopping centre, Braehead could keep a family occupied for the whole day. Gambado soft play caters for the little ones, while for the more adventurous there’s The Drop climbing centre, Snow Factor ski and snowboard complex, and ice…
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…