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General (FAQ)

General information about the Dundee Science Centre.

Do you have storage facilities within the centre?

Unfortunately, we don’t have any secure storage within the centre for belongings. We have space behind our reception area for coats and jackets however; we advise that you keep any valuables on you.

Do you host children’s birthday parties?

Yes! You can find out all about our birthday party offerings in our Children's Parties section.

When you’re ready to book, just pop into the centre to speak with a member of the team or call us on 01382 228800.

How long does it take to go around the centre?

We recommend you spend between 2-3 hours in the centre, giving plenty time to explore around our exhibition floors and catching our daily shows.

What are the current shows?

Our shows are constantly changing throughout the year to cover many different themes.

You can find our current shows What's On section.

What are your opening times?

We are currently open to all visitors on Saturdays and Sundays. From Monday to Friday the Centre is continuing to host pre-booked schools and community visits.

Whilst we are accommodating smaller numbers of visitors within Dundee Science Centre in our efforts to keep everyone safe, there is a choice of a morning and afternoon session for your visit.

We are open for sessions between:

  • 9 am – 11.30 am
  • 12 pm – 2.30 pm
  • 3 pm – 5.30 pm

We will close the Centre to all visitors between these times for additional cleaning.

What catering facilities do you have?

Our coffee shop, Cafe Create is situated on the ground floor, towards the back of the centre.

Lunches and light snacks, plus hot and cold drinks are available.

What ID is required for student tickets?

To qualify for a Student day pass, a valid student card has to be presented.

What is Dundee Science Centre?

Dundee Science centre - an independent charity - is a leading educational, cultural and community resource providing a culture of curiosity, confidence and engagement with science for visitors of all ages.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.