Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre © Bruce Cowan
One of the city's premier tourist spots, the Glasgow Science Centre is a captivating attraction that will appeal to visitors of all ages. Located in Glasgow's Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area, the Science Centre has been awarded a five-star ranking from VisitScotland, the country's official tourist board. There is much to see and do in the Glasgow Science Centre. The heart of the Centre is its Science Mall, which features hundreds of interactive exhibits spread over three floors.
The Science Mall includes fun, hands-on experiences focused on how the body works, perception and illusion, powering the future and quantum technologies, to name a few. The Glasgow Science Centre is also home to an IMAX theatre and Scotland's leading planetarium. A world-class attraction, a trip to the Glasgow Science Centre is a must for visitors to this Scottish city, and an absolute godsend for those travelling with kids. Put aside at least three or four hours to take it all in.
Address: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow
Telephone: 0141 420 5000
Opening times: Open daily, from 10am to 5pm (summer); open Wednesday to Friday from 10am to 3pm, and on weekends from 10am to 5pm (winter).
Admission: Science Mall: £11 (adults), £9 (children). Add-ons available for the IMAX Theatre and planetarium at £2.50 per person