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Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA, UK

Museums
Planetariums
Notable Architectures

About Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre displays interactive exhibits that demonstrate scientific principles. It also consists of a Science Show Theatre and a Planetarium. Glasgow Science Centre is one of the most popular paid visitor attractions in Scotland.



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Finnieston Crane0.59km from Glasgow Science Centre

The Finnieston Crane is a giant cantilever crane that is no longer operational. The crane was commissioned in 1928 and was used for loading cargo, in particular steam locomotives, onto ships to be exported around the world. The Finnieston Crane is one of the four such cranes on the River Clyde and one of the the only eleven giant cantilever cranes remaining worldwide.

Riverside Museum (Glasgow Museum of Transport)1.06km from Glasgow Science Centre

Location of the Glasgow Museum of Transport. It was the European Museum of the Year Award winner in 2013. The notable collections of the museum includes the oldest surviving pedal cycle, and the worlds largest collection of Scottish built cars and trucks.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum1.13km from Glasgow Science Centre

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Scotland. The museum has 22 galleries that showcases a range of exhibits including Renaissance art, taxidermy and artifacts from ancient Egypt. It has one of the most notable collection of arms and armour in the world.

Govan Old Parish Church1.38km from Glasgow Science Centre

Govan Old Parish Church was the parish church of Govan district from 6th century untill 2007. The church is no longer used for regular sunday services but it still has daily morning services and open for visitors in the afternoon. The church has an internationally significant collection of early medieval sculpture known as Govan Stones.

Scotland Street School Museum1.58km from Glasgow Science Centre

Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education, located in a former school designed by the Scotish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The activities at the museum includes participating in Victorian classroom situation, with actors performing teachers who impose strict discipline.

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery1.64km from Glasgow Science Centre

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery is the oldest museum in Scotland. The museum is owned by the University of Glasgow, and is named after William Hunter, an anatomist and collector. The museum and the gallery currently houses Hunterian Museum, Zoology Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery, and the Mackintosh House- a modern concrete building, part of the gallery-library complex.

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