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 4 events at this location

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Can Eating Insects Save the World?

The Society of Biology and an array of insect and culinary experts host a screening of the documentary ‘Can eating insects save the world?’ starring TV gastronaut Stefan Gates. Followed by a Q&A exploring insects as a viable food source and a chance to try some for yourself!

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 0141 420 5000

Ages 16+ Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Glasgow Science Centre on Show

Discover three floors of interactive science exhibits, games, illusions and shows.Look into light with spectacular planetarium shows and the shadow puppet workshop and discover if ‘you are what you eat’ at the ‘Blood Bile and Body Bits’ show. Meet the experts and explore the science behind the lives we lead today.

Thu 4 Jun

Entry into the science mall £10.50/ £8.50.Some activities have additional fees, see website for details. / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Fri 5 Jun

Entry into the science mall £10.50/ £8.50.Some activities have additional fees, see website for details. / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Sat 6 Jun

Entry into the science mall £10.50/ £8.50.Some activities have additional fees, see website for details. / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

…and 8 more dates until 14 Jun

Profeng Lecture, Engineering Video Games and Beyond

Lectures designed to get young people interested in engineering – in this case, engineering video games. Booking is essential.

Mon 15 Jun

Venturefest Scotland

Business and network event connecting SMEs with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and academics.

Wed 9 Sep

Free / 0131 557 1288

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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