Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
  • 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.
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  • Website www.glasgowsciencecentre.org

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Glasgow Science Centre

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

Event times

There are 5 events at this location

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Art of Possible

Science and technology talk about the benefits of Quantum Technologies.

Fri 17 Mar

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.

Quantum Shorts

A talk on quantum physics with screenings of 10 'quantum inspired' short films.

Fri 17 Mar

Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival and British Science Week.

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 26 Feb

£70 for the seven week course / 0141 420 5000

Sun 5 Mar

£70 for the seven week course / 0141 420 5000

Sun 12 Mar

£70 for the seven week course / 0141 420 5000

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

£50 four week course / 0141 420 5000

Mon 13 Mar

£50 four week course / 0141 420 5000

Mon 20 Mar

£50 four week course / 0141 420 5000

Reviews & features

The Best Activities for Kids and Families in Glasgow

3 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 Out

2 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 Centre

12 Jan 2007

Going up

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…

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