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.
  • Email
  • Website www.glasgowsciencecentre.org

Jump to times, articles or comments

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 7 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Cracking Cryptography

An introduction to cryptography – can you help spies crack codes to stop a cyber virus being released?

Sat 1 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

Sun 2 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

Mon 3 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Engineering with Electronics

Learn how to become an electronic whiz with easy-to-use Little Bits kits. Ages 8+.

Sat 1 Aug

Science Mall entry fees apply / 0141 420 5000

Sun 2 Aug

Science Mall entry fees apply / 0141 420 5000

Mon 3 Aug

Science Mall entry fees apply / 0141 420 5000

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Flame On: The Science of Fire

Find out all about the red flamey stuff, featuring spectacular science demos such as indoor lightening and a flame vortex in this interactive show for all the family.

Sat 1 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

Sun 2 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

Mon 3 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

…and 13 more dates until 16 Aug

Live Lung Dissection Demo

Watch a live 'lung dissection' demo, (the lungs are from sheep) where you can discover how it is they work. Suitable for children aged 8+, and parental discretion is advised.

Sat 1 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

Sun 2 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

Mon 3 Aug

£8.50–£10.50 / 0141 420 5000

…and 13 more dates until 16 Aug

Mindstorm Driving Test Workshop

Learn how to program a LEGO Mindstorm robot to simulate a driverless car. Ages 8+ due to the complexity of the workshop.

Sat 1 Aug

Science Mall entry fees apply / 0141 420 5000

Sun 2 Aug

Science Mall entry fees apply / 0141 420 5000

Mon 3 Aug

Science Mall entry fees apply / 0141 420 5000

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Sky Ride Local – Glasgow Waterway and Woodland

An easy-paced six mile cycle from Glasgow Science to Glasgow Green and back. Suitable for beginners and families on all sorts of bikes.

Venturefest Scotland

Free, annual 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…

Comments & ratings

Post a comment