Dundee Science Centre Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre

Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB, United Kingdom | 01382228800 | Website

Venue Description

Dundee Science Centre is unique visitor attraction and resource for the community inspiring people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science with lots of fun. The Centre has recently been renovated through a co-design process with our assisted needs advisory panel and consultations with many communities to place a real focus on inclusion and to increase accessibility. New facilities include our Sensory Zone, Changing Places toilet and new outside space with Sensory garden and exhibits ensuring there is something to make all our visitors feel welcome. Café Create, is a bespoke place to refuel with food and drink within a relaxed and vibrant environment. Our skilled team develop unique experiences tailored to suit visitors of all ages. We provide exhibitions, public programmes and children’s parties for the local community and visiting tourists wishing to engage in educational, leisure, cultural and social pursuits. Our outreach work and annual Science Festival in November take our experiences out to communities.


The entrance doors have a sensor from the outside to open the doors. The reception staff also have a button to open the doors. There is also a button to exit on the inner side of the doors. The lift to take you to the first floor is located to the left-hand side of the reception desk, the lifts are standard four person lifts. There as an induction loop at both reception till points and one as part of the sound system in the Auditorium. We also have a portable one which can be used where required too.

Accessible Performances

We will keep our website up to date with information on events we are running and accessible performances https://www.dundeesciencecentre.org.uk/whats-on

Awards List

Visit Scotland 4* Visitor Attraction Breastfeeding Friendly Accredited Part of Contact Scotland BSL Video relay service Gold Award for Green Tourism Part of the Good to Go scheme Part of the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme


We have an accessible toilet inside with step free access with door widths wide enough for manual and power wheelchairs. We also have our Changing Places toilet which is located within the main exhibition area.


Our friendly team will be on hand to welcome you as you arrive, they will ask if there's anything we can to do support you during your visit so please let us know if you require any. The team at reception will be able to give you information about your visit to help you get the most out of your experience with us. As you explore throughout the Centre our team will be around to assist you in areas as well as have lots of fun with the exhibits and demonstrations. We have created an assisted needs advisory panel consisting of charities and organisations who we consult with on our work, facilities and staff training. Most recently our team have taken part in training through the Hidden Disabilities Scheme, Contact Scotland Video relay Service information training and we are always actively seeking training for our team so we're able to better support all our visitors. If you have any questions at all, please just ask we'll be more than happy to assist!

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

We have a grassy area along the outside of our building where dogs could exercise, please note this is next to a road so please take care.

Other assistance dog facilities

Just ask one of our team if your assistance dog needs a bowl of water and we'll be happy to cater for them!

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Disabled Parking

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