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Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 420 5000
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Saturday evening planetarium

We decided to do something a bit different this Saturday and visited the planetarium. It was an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Fun day had by all (adults, teenagers and tot)

Was really surprised by the amount of things for kids to do, booked the star show for the under... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Rated 5 stars by VisitScotland, providing programs of entertaining Science theatre, Planetarium, and around 300 hands-on interactive science exhibits over three floors, to introduce science to everyone. Interaction distinguishes GSC, very few exhibits in glass cases and many opportunities to participate in Science. Included workshops and shows are a highlight, ranging from shadow puppets for youngsters to computer coding, robotics and ethical hacking for adults. "BodyWorks" examines the science behind human health and well-being, "Powering the Future" the future challenges and solutions in our energy-hungry world, and the digital planetarium allows visitors to 'leave earth' and travel through the cosmos. Science Mall admission includes free workshops and shows, with add-on charges of £3.00 for access to the Planetarium. A shop and cafe are free to access. Schools and outreach programs extend the Centre's work into the community. The Centre is a registered charity with surpluses returned to the education mission. Car parking and public transport links or a 15 minute walk along the Clyde from the City centre. The adjacent IMAX cinema is now operated by Cineworld.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“imax cinema” (72 reviews)
“all ages” (284 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, Scotland
+44 141 420 5000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to do something a bit different this Saturday and visited the planetarium. It was an excellent experience the girl narrating the evening was very engaging and accurate in her talk and was able to keep the audience interested in the event. It was...More

Thank susiesummerhill
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was really surprised by the amount of things for kids to do, booked the star show for the under sevens and my son got upset when it finished. Spent 2 1/2 hours going round all the different exhibits and we only left because it was...More

Thank ERR17
Reviewed 1 week ago

fun learning experience for everyone from a toddler to an adult. so much to see, learn and amaze about. i passed around 3 hrs here looking at various fun experiments. nice place for all ages.

Thank nuts_medico
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very well organised place for conferences. It is easy to get there from city center or using the public transportation. Rooms are very cosy and they serve very good coffe at the bar. WI fi is available . You can plug in the...More

Thank Martin294454
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fab place for kids,can't remember if it's free if not it's not much,take a packed lunch and juice,you'll be there awhile!

Thank mandypee
Reviewed 1 week ago

took the wee wins out for the day here and what a fun day so much to see and do highly recommend to all young and old.

Thank margaretboyce21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited with a 19 and 15 year old and we all thoroughly enjoyed our day. The exhibits and experiments are brilliant and the coffee shop is a fantastic stop for some lunch and a sit down

Thank luvlylorna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Science Center has all you may think and many more. It is a great place for little children to play while learning basic science in a fun way. Even adults will have a fun day. The planetarium is a must. The personnel is fantastic....More

1  Thank Andr_Petr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here is a dramatic building with excitement inside for families. Hands-on science and technology exhibits. Many are the standard set you see in science centers around the world, but many are unique and here-only. Nicely done, and nearly all seem to be up and running....More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our grandson is only four at the time , we waited in the line to purchase our tickets it was pricey but the chap on the desk ensured we got all the discounts going on this day . We where early in the afternoon but...More

1  Thank Lorna M
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Rebecca D
17 August 2017|
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Response from Cypruspals | Reviewed this property |
can be in there as long as you want depends on age of kids and how busy it is
Rebecca D
17 August 2017|
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Response from Morag M | Reviewed this property |
We arrived around 10am and were easily occupied until we left around 4pm. This included a break for lunch in the cafe and a pre booked planetarium performance. 2 adults and a 9yr old
14 August 2017|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there's tons of different games that young kids can play with in each zone