Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
  • Telephone 0141 420 5000
  • Opening times Summer hours (Apr 1–Nov 3): Mon–Sun 10am–5pm. Winter hours (Nov 4–Mar 27) Wed–Fri 10am–3pm; Sat & 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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Glasgow Science Centre

Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features hundreds of interactive exhibits. Opened to the public in June 2001, Glasgow Science Centre is part of the ongoing redevelopment of Pacific Quay in Glasgow.

It is a purpose-built science centre composed of three principal buildings: Science Mall, Glasgow Tower and an IMAX cinema. It also includes the Scottish Power Planetarium, Science Show Theatre and Climate Change Theatre. The Cineworld IMAX is Scotland's largest IMAX cinema, showing both educational and 3D Hollywood films.

The Glasgow Science Centre is one of Scotland's most popular paid-for visitor attractions and was awarded a five star rating by the Scottish tourist board, VisitScotland.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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Friday 25 October

£6.50 01414205000

Saturday 26 October

£15 (£10) 0141 420 5000

Monday 28 October

Free 0141 420 5000

Wednesday 20 November

Times to be confirmed / Free 0141 420 5000

Friday 29 November

£15 (£10; Students £10) 01414205000

Friday 21 February 2020

£15 (£10; Students £10) 01414205000

Friday 20 March 2020

£15 (£10; Students £10) 01414205000

Friday 17 April 2020

£15 (£10; Students £10) 01414205000

Reviews & features

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3 Mar 2015

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Take Me Out

2 Apr 2009

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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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