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Dundee Science Centre

14 Greenmarket, Dundee DD1 4QB, Scotland
+44 1382 228800
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Surprisingly good

Read some mixed reviews but I have to say we happily spent 3 hours there today and all had a blast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sparkster
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Scotland
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Expensive for a limited experience

I took my 7 year old here at the weekend and she was looking forward to it. I left feeling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Randolphous
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Edinburgh
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Explore the wonders of the science. Immerse yourself in over 80 hands-on, fun and interactive exhibits. Experience one of our exciting live science shows. Relax over a coffee or browse our range of gifts at Dundee Science Centre - a fun and exhilarating experience for the whole family. Open 10am to 5pm, 363 days a year.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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14 Greenmarket, Dundee DD1 4QB, Scotland
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+44 1382 228800

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Read some mixed reviews but I have to say we happily spent 3 hours there today and all had a blast. My kids (3 and 6) were totally entertained. The staff are genuinely amazing. Their enthusiasm for science (watched a space show and a dinosaur/...More

Thank sparkster
DundeeSciCentre, Admin Assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Sparkster Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I'm glad to hear that you and your family had such a great visit to the centre over yesterday. I'm sure the staff working yesterday will love seeing your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 7 year old here at the weekend and she was looking forward to it. I left feeling ripped off. A good chunk of the downstairs area was closed off as they are redoing it. These things are necessary, but what made the...More

Thank Randolphous
DundeeSciCentre, Admin Assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for providing us with feedback regarding your recent visit to the centre. We do take pride in delivering outstanding visitor experience for all ages that come into the centre and it is disappointing to hear that this wasn't the case for yourself and...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We took advantage of Kids go Free rail trip which included free child entry to the Science Centre, we took our 6 year old grandaughter & her friend . The girls had a super time and we had trouble getting them to leave. We had...More

Thank susanl466
DundeeSciCentre, Admin Assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Hello Susan, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a positive review. I am so glad to hear that the girls had such a wonderful time during your visit to the science centre and enjoyed our One Small Step show. We hope...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We have visited here with the kids on several occasions and it's a place we'll never tire of. The kids always have an absolute ball whilst all learning something at the same time :) Always cheery and friendly staff both on reception and in the...More

Thank Jenifer L
DundeeSciCentre, Admin Assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hello Jenifer, Thank you for such a lovely review, I'm glad to hear that you all had such a great time during your visit to the centre. I'll be sure to pass on your positive comments onto the rest of the team! We look forward...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable 4 hours here with my 4 year old and 1 year old (who napped for a bit). The 4 year old loved both shows and the presenter of the One Small Step show was especially brilliant as my 4 year...More

Thank city_girl2007
DundeeSciCentre, Admin assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback. It's great to hear that our staff were able to keep your little boy engaged for so long and he was able to tell you about the show the next day! It's...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit and I was pleasantly surprised. We ate in the cafe to start and found the rolls to be very tasty and the soup good. The centre itself is decent, a few of the monitors appeared to not be working but...More

Thank Dundee1979
DundeeSciCentre, Admin assitant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us with such great comments! I'd like to apologise for some exhibits not working, our team will look into this. I'm delighted that you still had a great time here. Yes, we're just about to under go...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

My son (8) had been before and enjoyed it but this was my first visit. I know it's smaller than similar attractions in Belfast or Glasgow but the space isn't as well used either. The main difference between other centres and Dundee is that in...More

Thank purpleandgreen
DundeeSciCentre, Admin assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional experience for all ages and I’m disappointed to hear that this was not the case on your most recent visit. Like you said, all exhibits should...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We live in the rural north now. My wife was shopping in Dundee (her favourite Scottish city to shop in) and I went to the science centre cafe. Very friendly helpful staff. Nice coffee and airy contemporary environment. Dundee is a city really on the...More

Thank John W
DundeeSciCentre, Admin Assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hello John, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such wonderful comments. The staff in the Coffee Shop will be delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable visit yesterday. We look forward to welcoming you back next spring! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

This place is ok if you have a few hours to spare in your day . Went here with our two kids pretty expensive to get in and it doesn't take too long to see everything .More

Thank Paul H
DundeeSciCentre, Admin assistant at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Paul, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional experience for all ages and I’m disappointed to hear that you didn't feel your recent visit was value for money. I would like to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lots to do here for all ages - we had a 2 year old and still managed to keep him occupied. Would be even better if a few years older though. Small car park but could not be closer to front door. Make sure you...More

Thank StevenJolly
DundeeSciCentre, Manager at Dundee Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Many thanks for your kind words - we're glad that you enjoyed your visit. And, you're right, always good to take up the Gift Aid offer. We hope to see you back soon.

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