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May Bank Holidays

Looking for a fun way to spend the upcoming May Bank Holidays? Why not head to Glasgow Science Centre for a day packed with excitement and discovery!

We're open every day from 10:00 - 17:00

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Science Mall

Explore your curiosity

Dive into fun with 3 huge floors filled with hundreds of interactive exhibits featuring touch screens to poke, buttons to press, and gears to crank. There's something for everyone to enjoy!

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Science Show Theatre

Be on the edge of your seat 

It's The Pure Random Science Show! Don’t miss this show with a twist – the live experiments you’ll see are chosen at random by our giant spinning wheel; even our science communicators have no clue which ones are up next!  

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The Planetarium

Journey through the cosmos

Our expert team of astronomers will take you on a fantastic journey through the solar system, into the Milky Way Galaxy and beyond! It’s an out-of-this-world experience that’s not to be missed!

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IMAX Mini Blockbusters

Little documentaries on the biggest screen

Journey around the globe to discover some of the world’s many fascinating creatures in Animal Kingdom 3D, travel back in time to encounter prehistoric flying reptiles in Flying Monsters 3D, or venture into the forest ecosystem to uncover the amazing world of fungi in Fungi: Web of Life 3D. Which immersive 3D mini blockbuster will you choose? Check out our IMAX webpage for screening times.

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Newton Flight Academy

Prepare for take-off

Get ready to soar to new heights in Scotland’s only full-motion flight simulators. Take control of a light aircraft and set a course across the sky above the city of Glasgow and then to a destination of your choice, guided by our expert flight crew.

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Get hands on with expert activities

Cracking Communications

Can you decipher the encrypted message? Drop into the Design Studio on Floor 2 to crack the mystery of wireless communications! Help solve the secret message and meet engineering experts from MathWorks as you explore the technology behind our WI-FI and mobile phones.

Seed Survival

Head to Floor 1 to explore what is inside a seed and understand how seeds manage to grow, scatter and survive

Curiosity Cube – **Saturday 18 May Only**

The Curiosity Cube - a retrofitted shipping container that features hands-on science experiments - will be outside the science centre on Saturday 18 May!

Join experts from Merck to learn about sustainability through hands-on experiments focused on the life cycle of a t-shirt. Looking at sustainable practices and how we can all contribute to protecting the planet.

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Refuel your adventure

Need some extra energy to explore? Then get a delicious boost in our Café or IMAX coffee shop with a selection of light bites, sandwiches, kids meals and, of course, sweet treats.



* All programming subject to change. Please ask at the ticket desk upon arrival for details.

IMAX and Planetarium experiences can be purchased as add-ons to day tickets either online or in person. 

There’s no shortage of excitement coming up at Glasgow Science Centre. Find out what's on.


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