Glasgow Science Centre Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA, United Kingdom | 0141 420 5000 | Website

Venue Description

The gleaming titanium crescent overlooking the Clyde has three floors packed with hundreds of interactive exhibits that will fascinate you. The Science Mall also plays host to our interactive workshops where you can make wind powered cars, or try your hand as an electronic engineer with our super user-friendly littleBits kits. You can also visit the Science Show Theatre, the Lab and the state-of-the-art Planetarium! Our science communicators are there to help you to explore and make your experience memorable.

Accessibility

The main entrances and exit to Glasgow Science Centre are wheel chair accessible. All lifts within the Science Mall can accommodate 1 wheelchair (up to Class 2) and 1 carer. IMAX - located in the foyer and giving access to the rear of the auditorium (door opening 100 cm, depth 130 cm); Science Mall – very large, multi-person lift near the ticket desk and a smaller lift (door opening 80 cm, depth 150 cm) between the escalators and entrance to Tower.

Accessible Performances

Planetarium shows can be delivered for BSL users and we have tactile domes for visitors with visual impairments; Live science shows can also be delivered in BSL - these shows are delivered on request from large groups, although we do try to accommodate where possible.

Awards List

We are proud to be members of the following organisations: ASVA, Glasgows Leading Attractions and Investors in People.

Toilets

Fully accessible toilets and baby changing areas are available within all areas: Science Mall– Ground Floor, Floor 2 and Floor 3 IMAX- Ground Floor

Staff

We have 2 members of staff with Basic BSL skills and the majority of our staff have had Deaf Awareness training from the NDCS. All our staff are trained to a high standard and aim to assist you to the best of their ability.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

We welcome assistance dogs to Glasgow Science Centre. The area surrounding the Science Centre is also suitable for exercising your dog.

Other assistance dog facilities

We are happy to provide fresh drinking water and 'poo' bags on request.

The venue says it has...

  • Carer Discount
  • Disabled Access
  • IR Induction Loop
  • Induction Loop

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User Ratings

Overall

4.4
Access
3.9
Parking
3.6
Toilets
2.8
Staff
4.1