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 7 events at this location
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The Dunedin Consort
Acclaimed ensemble of singers and players specialising in baroque music under the musical direction of John Butt.
A General Approach to the History Of (Each and Every) Science
Talk on history of scientific disciplines.
Thu 15 Oct
Free / 0141 420 5000
Hallowe'en Fright Night
A family friendly Hallowe'en treat, with everything from a monster science show to a zombie apocalypse on offer.
Maxwell String Quartet
Charismatic young Scottish quartet in recital.
A Question of Science Dinner
Sports scientist Professor Greg Whyte OBE takes up hosting duties at this three-course dinner and champagne reception, with an opportunity to discuss your love of all things scientific with academics, working scientists and other experts in the field. Price also includes entry into a general knowledge quiz, with the…
Sci Shorts 2015: Story Development Day
A development day for local filmmakers, designed to aid the production of a one-minute drama or documentary inspired by the science and innovation happening in Glasgow.
Wintour's Leap: Helmholtz
Interactive installation by emerging artists' group consisting of tiny LED lights that are activated by sound, so that a single clap can cause a wave of lights.
Fri 16 Oct
Sat 17 Oct
Sun 18 Oct
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…