About Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions – presenting concepts of science and technology in unique and inspiring ways. Venturefest Scotland has a unique opportunity with exclusive use of the Science Centre for the day of our event.
A little more information about the usual every day life of the centre for you…
Glasgow Science Centre is an independent Scottish Charity (SCO30809) the aims of which are:
- To create interactive experiences that inspire, challenge and engage to increase awareness of science for all in Scotland;
- To enhance the quality of science and technology learning;
- To communicate the role of leading edge science and technology in shaping Scotland’s future;
- To build partnerships to develop our national role in science communication and education;
- To promote Scotland’s science, education and innovation capability.
SCIENCE CENTRE ADDRESSGlasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay
Got Sat Nav? Pop in our postcode: G51 1EA
From the M8 (east or west) take junction 24 and follow brown tourist signs.
For those more familiar with Glasgow and travelling East along the M8, it is possible to leave at Junction 19, travel down the Broomielaw, cross at the Clyde Arc (‘Squinty Bridge’) and travel along Govan Road and into Pacific Quay.
From the M77 stay in the left hand lane (marked Tradeston/ Kinning Park) as the motorway merges with the M8. Take the next exit (junction 21) and follow brown tourist signs.
From the Clydeside Expressway take SECC (E) exit and then follow brown tourist signs.
There is a GSC Customer Car Park available which visitors can use for £3. See our parking tariff.
First Bus No 90 (Paisley Road West)
McGill’s Bus 23 and 26 (Pacific Drive)
City Sightseeing Tour Bus (Pacific Quay)
Exhibition Centre is located on the Argyle Line with regular services running from Glasgow Central and Partick Stations. There is a covered walkway from the station to SECC, from where you walk past the Crowne Plaza Hotel and over the river to Glasgow Science Centre (10-15 mins.)
Travelling to us from North West England? Why not take the Trans Pennine Express!
The nearest station is Cessnock. Exit the station and turn left, then turn right onto Brand Street and then left onto Lorne Street. Turn left onto Pacific Drive and the entrance to Glasgow Science Centre is at the roundabout. (20-25 mins.)