Get set for a mind-blowing experience at the Glasgow Science Centre as science comes to life before your eyes. Discover and explore hundreds of stimulating, interactive attractions that spark awe and wonder. With so much to see and do, the Glasgow Science Centre is an action-packed day out for all the family.
Easily accessible for visitors with access requirements, visitors with autism and providing facilities for parents with babies and toddlers, the Glasgow Science Centre is a welcoming, family-friendly day out for all to enjoy. All the main entrances and exits are wheelchair accessible and there’s plenty of parking available for visitors.
The science centre spans three floors, each accessible via lift. With hundreds of interactive exhibits to enjoy, science comes to life like never before, taking you on the ultimate journey of discovery and adventure.
The ‘hands-on’, highly active Bodyworks exhibit is the ultimate, interactive human body experience. Discover how your body works and take part in action-packed activities that will test your endurance and skill. Will you take on the hamster wheel challenge in the ultimate test of stamina?
How about performing a virtual autopsy or strutting your stuff at the DNA disco? The Bodyworks exhibit is a rip-roaring adventure that demonstrates the brilliance of the human body and has huge educational value.
2. The Glasgow Tower
Experience the best views of Glasgow atop the 127 metre-high Glasgow Tower. With breathtaking, panoramic views of the city, the award-winning Tower is an engineering masterpiece. It’s the only freestanding structure on earth that can rotate 360o.
As you ascend, you will journey through a timeline tunnel, witnessing how the city of Glasgow has changed over the past 100 years. At the Tower’s peak, behold the stunning beauty of the landscape, including a view of the River Clyde. A mesmerising experience, the Glasgow Tower is a marvel of modern engineering.
3. The Planetarium
Packed with ‘oooh, arrr’ moments, the Glasgow Science Centre planetarium connects you with the cosmos. A spectacular, 360o experience, you will find yourself fully immersed in the wonder of space as you take a stunning journey through the solar system, into the Milky Way and beyond.
With full dome films, “Back to the Moon for Good”, narrated by Tim Allen – the voice of Buzz Lightyear in Disney’s Toy Story – and “We Are Aliens”, narrated by Rupert Grint, the planetarium is an epic, unforgettable experience.
4. The Big Explorer
Ideal for children aged 7 and under, the Big Explorer Zone is a fully immersive, shipyard experience. It’s all hands on deck as kids get involved in loading cargo ships with a working crane. There are puppet shows and a soft play area too, plus kids can build their own wind-powered car.
With plenty to see and do, plus a packed events calendar year-round, the Glasgow Science Centre is a must see attraction during your Loch Lomond camping trip. Get set for an unforgettable, fully-immersive interactive experience that will long be remembered as part of your Loch Lomond camping adventure.
Address: Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Tel: 0141 420 5000
Travelling by public transport: The Science Centre is a ten minute walk from Exhibition Centre train station or Cessnock Subway station.
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