Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre is made up of over 250 interactive displays ideal for both entertaining and educating children. As a result, Glasgow Science Centre is one of the most popular family museums in Glasgow. The main goal of the museum is to challenge and inspire visitors through science. In addition to the three floors of exhibitions other highlights include the science show theatre, the planetarium, and the IMAX theatre. Visitors can also sit down for refreshments in the museum’s café and purchase fun souvenirs in the shop.
The IMAX theatre is the largest of its kind in Scotland. With a digital 14,000 watt 6.1 surround sound system 370 viewers can become part of the movie experience. Shows are available in both 2D and 3D.
With the aid of one of the best star projectors in the world and advanced fibre optic technology the Planetarium lights up the night sky with over 9000 twinkling stars. Study the incredible replicas of the star formations without the distraction of street lights. This planetarium is regarded as one of the best in the world.
Getting to Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre is easily spotted by its unique structure, a crescent-shaped titanium dome. Located on the south bank of the River Clyde, next to the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), access is simple from the city centre. From the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow, the Glasgow Science Museum is easy to reach on foot or by subway, train or car. The hop on, hop off Glasgow Sightseeing bus also stops here so this visit can be conveniently combined with other Glasgow museums such as the Riverside Museum.