Christmas Holidays

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.

Festive Season What's On

We look forward to welcoming you to GSC during the festive period in December and January - with extended opening from our normal winter hours - so there's more time for you to enjoy our Christmas programme and everything else we have to offer. 

We have a merriment of joyful fun for all the family this winter with Christmas Shows, DIY workshops and lots of floors of interactive exhibits!

The Christmas Show - T'is the season to be jolly! Join us for a brand new Christmas Science Show with exhilarating demonstrations and plenty of festive cheer!

Merry Magnets -  Sign up for our workshop exploring the world of magnets with our science communicators. Hunt for magnetic treasure and make your own festive fridge magnet to take home. 

Peg Reindeer - Drop in and discover festive facts about reindeer then make your own clothes peg reindeer! A must for every home this Christmas!

DIY Gamer - Why not learn to programme a handheld games console. Learn to display your own animation in this fun and easy introduction to gaming

Scratch Programming - Drop in and learn about programming using scratch. Whether you are a beginner or have used Scratch before, we offer a chance to get learn to make a festive animation or game. 

Santa's Starry Adventure - Join our expert team in the planetarium who will use the stars as our guide and follow Santa around the world as he delivers Christmas gifts. Help him find his way back to the North Pole using the North Star. 

You can get a full what's on for your visit by visiting our website

In the Planetarium

Santa's Starry Adventure - Join our expert team in the planetarium who will use the stars as our guide and follow Santa around the world as he delivers Christmas gifts. Help him find his way back to the North Pole using the North Star. 

For £3.00 per person you can add on a visit to the fulldome digital planetarium and explore the cosmos with our expert presenters or see a fulldome film.

In the Cineworld IMAX at GSC

Take in an incredible 3D film that puts you out in space, or transports you to far flung corners of the globe to see amazing wildlife!

For the latest movie releases and to book tickets visit Cineworld's website.

Got a particular day in mind?

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

What's On

All activities are subject to change.

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