Christmas Gift Guide

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Posted on December 5th 2023

Still searching for that something special for someone special? Be sure to head to the Glasgow Science Centre Shop as part of your visit to Glasgow Science Centre this December. There are loads of fun and unique science-themed gifts to choose from.

And not only will you be able to wrap up your Christmas gifting in style, but every purchase also supports the science centre’s charitable mission.  

Here’s a quick guide to let you see just some of what’s in store! 

Dinosaur related kits - puzzles, board games and art sets

Perfect stocking fillers  

There’s a great mix of items starting from just £1 - from stickers and stationery to water bottles, mugs, books and bags.  

Grow your own kits - Grow your own Venus Fly Trap or Ghost Chili! Each little tin has everything you need – just add water and sun! 

3D Dinosaur Skeleton kit - Build your own mini-Stegosaurus kit, the perfect gift for a wannabe palaeontologist! 

Space Torch - Project fascinating space images onto walls and ceilings in the dark. This fun projector comes with 3 slide discs with 24 NASA and Hubble telescope photographs and even doubles as a torch!  

crystal growing kit

Gifts under £25 

A great selection of fun toys and kits that are sure to delight any budding scientist!    

Glow crystal kit - Grow beautiful crystals that will glow in the dark, a fun and luminous chemistry experiment. 

Dinosaur rub art studio - Have a blast rubbing perfect dinosaur art in this Dinosaur Rub Art Studio. Create an 8-metre-long continuous dinosaur scene!

Colour lab mixer kit - Have fun and learn with this science and art kit. Experiment with colours and light with 18 fun projects to create.  

My First telescope - Perfect for young astrologists learning to use a telescope for the first time. Ideal for looking at scenery and wildlife or the starry skies at night.

More out-of-this-world gifts and experiences from Glasgow Science Centre  

There are also gift vouchers available in our shop and online or pick a Science Passport which lets curious minds enjoy the Science Centre for a full year!  

Christmas isn’t just for the kids, there's some fun and fascinating events and experiences that will make memorable gifts for friends and family, from the ever-popular Science of Whisky and Universe for Beginners to immersive Newton Flight Academy full-motion simulator experiences and Planetarium music experiences, featuring the music of Queen and Pink Floyd.


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