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School Holidays

Looking for awesome family activities in Glasgow? There is always lots to do here to keep the whole family entertained for hours during the school holidays at Glasgow Science Centre!

Visit the three floors of the Science Mall where you can play for the day with over three hundred exhibits! There are screens to touch, buttons to push, gears to crank and lots of things to get your hands on. You can perform a virtual autopsy, move objects with the power of your mind, run on our sprint track and feel the force in the hurricane booth! If you're looking for a place to take toddlers in Glasgow, make sure you visit our under 7's area which includes a soft play area, perfect for your little ones

May Weekend Holiday Fun!

The first of the May weekend holidays (4th, 5th, and 6th May) comes hot on the heels of Easter and the second public holiday in May rolls in quickly after that (25th, 26th, 27th May). You can be sure of a programme bursting with fantastic experiences for all the family - watch this space for more details of the workshops, shows, and activities at Glasgow Science Centre this May!


The Bees Knees - Discover how bees help plants, fruits and vegetables - that we see and eat everyday - to grow. 

Hour of Code - Drop in and get on your way to becoming a software engineer. Learn to control a virtual world with your choice of character from popular films and games.

Make Your Own Lungs - Make your own working model to show how lungs work. Find out how we breathe and how our bodies use oxygen to sustain life.


Water, Water Everywhere - Follow the journey of water from rain drops to our taps. Though a series of exciting demonstrations you will discover where water comes from, where it goes and why its vital for supporting life.

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away - Fly to a galaxy far, far away, explore the double suns of alien worlds, and travel faster than light throughout the Universe aboard the Millennium Falcon, all from the comfort of your seat in our amazing planetarium.

Got a particular day in mind?

Take a look at What's On on the day of your visit!

All activities are subject to change.


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