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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!

Christmas and New Year!

Escape the shopping and bring the family together to explore their curiosity this Christmas and New Year at Glasgow Science Centre. During the school holiday period we have extended opening hours to help you make the most of the festive season. Experience spectacular science at special events, workshops, and shows through the December and January break.

Festive Hours

  • 16-19 December | Open 10.00 - 15.00
  • 20-23 December | Open 10.00 - 17.00
  • 24 December | Open 10.00 - 16.00
  • 25 and 26 December | Closed
  • 27-30 December | Open 10.00 - 17.00
  • 31 December | Open 10.00 - 16.00
  • 1 January | Closed
  • 2-5 January | Open 10.00 - 17.00

Workshops, Science Shows and Planetarium Shows

Coming soon - look out for details of what's on at Christmas and New Year at Glasgow Science Centre.

Catch a film at the IMAX cinema

From summer blockbusters to immersive 3D films, you'll be on the edge of your seat with a visit to the Cineworld IMAX at Glasgow Science Centre.

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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