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Visit Aberdeen Science Centre
Aberdeen Science Centre is open and we can’t wait to see you!
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, things will look a little different. The centre will be open Wednesday – Sunday, from 10am – 5pm and tickets must be pre-booked in advance (this includes STEM Passport holders). You can purchase tickets for either the morning (10 am – 1pm) or afternoon (1pm – 4pm) and will have a three-hour slot available – this is plenty of time to explore the centre.
We look forward to seeing you all soon!
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COVID-19: Guidelines For Your Visit
Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently open Wednesday – Sunday from 10am to 5pm (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day). On weekdays, during term time, we may be busy with school groups. If you require a quieter visit, we recommend you visit after 2pm. We hope to get back to our normal 7 days a week opening as soon as the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
Venue hire including special events, meeting room hire and group visits are available outwith the times below.
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm
* Due to current Covid-19 pandemic but will reopen 7-days a week when restrictions allow
Due to Covid-19 we are working with a significantly reduced capacity. It is essential that all tickets are booked in advance.
Your admission ticket includes time to explore the exhibition floor with over 60 hands-on exhibits, and attend all public shows and workshops. There are no additional costs for exhibitions once inside the centre.
Group discount rates are available for organised groups. There is a minimum number of 10 people and these must be booked in advance. Send us an email to enquire about group visits.
STEM Passport – Your Passport to Unlimited Visits!
If you visit us regularly, why not purchase a STEM Passport which gives you unlimited visits to the centre for 12 months. Our STEM Passport is £48 for two people. Speak to a member of staff when you visit the centre for more information and to purchase your STEM Passport.
The Government has a special scheme for charities like Aberdeen Science Centre. The prices displayed include a voluntary 10% donation to your ticket prices. If you are a UK tax payer, we’re able to claim Gift Aid on the whole amount you’ve paid which helps us inspire more people with science. Click here to find out more about Gift Aid and how it helps to support UK charities.
Children (3+): £6.00
Children (under 3): FREE
Family Ticket: £25.00
STEM Passport Holder: FREE
Groups (from): £4.95
Family Ticket: 2 adults/2 children or 1 adult/3 children
Groups: For Organised Group pricing please get in contact with us
Due to Covid-19 we are working to a limited capacity. It is essential that all tickets are booked in advance.
We work hard to provide an inclusive environment for all our visitors. To help you plan your visit, you can find information about all our facilities and who to contact if you need to know more.
Science centre staff will be available to help and support you throughout your visit.
How to Find ASC
T: 01224 640340
The number 15 First Bus service runs between Union Street and Footdee, and stops on Links Road just outside Aberdeen Science Centre.
Stagecoach buses from Aberdeenshire travel along King Street. Alight the bus at Kings Community Church and walk down Urquhart Road, turning right onto Links Road. We’re located on your right.
Walk down Union Street towards Castlegate, onto Justice Street. Stay left on Justice Street and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Park Street. Turn Right onto Constitution Street and Aberdeen Science Centre is located at the end of the road.
Full walking routes can be found using GoogleMaps.
All trains arrive at Aberdeen Railway Station inside Union Square. Taxis are available from here or it is a 20 minute walk to Aberdeen Science Centre.
Set your sat nav for AB24 5TU, our address is 179 Constitution Street.
Aberdeen Science Centre
We have our own car park located on Constitution Street to the left of the main entrance, with space for around 35 cars. There are multiple nearby options available within walking distance.
Beach Esplanade has plenty of free parking spaces along the beachfront. It is only a 5 minute walk along Links Road from our front door.
Queens Link Leisure Park is around a 5 minute walk along Links Road with a multitude of car parking spaces available.