How to book

Make an education booking to visit Glasgow Science Centre

To book or find out more call 0141 420 5003 (open every day 9am-5pm)

Skip to our Education Guide for Primary or for Secondary. Or skip to costs to visit us | On Tour costs

Whether you choose to make a day of it and come to see us or opt for a visit from our 'On Tour' team you are assured of some fundamental benefits and guaranteed standards.

View the Primary Education Guide 2016/17


Download icon GSC Primary Education Guide 2016-17 (4.36 MB)

Download icon GSC Primary Education Update 2017 flyer (220.53 kB)

View the Secondary Education Guide 2016/17


Download icon GSC Secondary Education Guide 2016-17 (4.03 MB)

Download icon GSC Secondary Education Update 2017 flyer (219.94 kB)

  • All education activities are carefully designed to link with and support the Curriculum for Excellence and National Qualification Stages
  • Our overall offer has been approved by HMIe
  • We take safety seriously - all activities are risk-assessed
  • icon Glasgow Science Centre Health and Safety and Risk Assessment

  • Easy logistics - free coach parking and a short walk if you come to is, and we simply turn up on your door step when we come to you
  • Fantastic Science Communicators - trained to inspire everyone with the wonders of science
  • Experience of working with school groups - self-contained kit and fast and effective set up if we visit you; space to assemble, storage areas, arrangements for lunch as a group when you come to see us; all designed to make the visit easier for you.

You visit us

Get in touch

Call 0141 420 5003 for enquires and booking.

What will it cost?

Science Mall + 1 activity £4.00 per student

Science Mall + 2 activities £6.00 per student

Masterclass: Each masterclass has its own specific arrangements and prices. Please get in touch for further details.

Need help with costs?

Call us as we may be able to help. Terms and conditions apply.

Opening Hours

Summer opening hours

7 days a week 10am - 5pm

Winter/Spring 31st Oct - 31st Mar

Wed-Fri 10am-3pm

Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

The centre is closed 25th & 26th Dec and 1st Jan.

Our education programme runs from 10am-2pm on weekdays and many of our activities are available to book on demand through our education booking team.

  • It is essential that you book your visit in advance. Early booking is recommended.
  • Please make us aware of any lunch requirements (reserved packed lunch space/cafe package) or of any additional needs your party may have. The Taste Cafe is open over lunch.
  • Should you need to amend your group numbers, please ensure that you contact us at least 48 hours in advance of your planned visit date.

We Visit You - On Tour

Get in touch

Our friendly booking team are on hand to help you with every aspect of organising your visit.

Please call 0141 420 5003 for On Tour enquiries and bookings.

What will it cost?

£200 + VAT for a half day visit

£300 + VAT for a full day visit

N.B. You may be able to save 50% thanks to support from GlaxoSmithKline. Conditions apply and funds are limited. Please contact us for details.


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