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Visit Aberdeen Science Centre

For all the information you need including opening times, admission prices, how to find us, accessibility information and more to ensure a successful visit.

*Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, our main phone lines are very busy and will not always be manned. If you would like to get in touch, please contact us at or send us a message via Facebook.

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COVID-19: Guidelines For Your Visit

Opening Times

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently open Wednesday – Sunday from 10am to 5pm except 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 come 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.

Monday: Closed*

Tuesday: Closed*

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. 

We are closed throughout the level 4 restrictions. 

Admission Prices

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. Contact us to find out more 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 from as little as £48 for two people. Click here to find out more about STEM Passports and to purchase yours. 

Gift Aid

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 allowed 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. 

Adults: £10.00

Children (3+): £6.00

Children (under 3): FREE

Concessions/Students: £7.50

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

By Bus

The number 15 bus running between Union Street and Footdee stops on Links Road just outside the 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 and we’re located on your right.

On Foot

Walk Union Street down 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.

By Train

All trains arrive at Aberdeen Railway Station inside Union Square. Taxis are available from here or it is a 20 minute walk to the Science Centre. 

By Car

Set your sat nav for AB24 5TU, our address is 179 Constitution Street. 

For more information to plan your journey, visit Traveline Scotland.

Aberdeen Science Centre

Free Parking

We have our own car park located on Constitution Street to the left of the main entrance with space for around 35 cars. However there are multiple nearby options available within walking distance.

Beach Esplanade has plenty of free parking spaces all along the beachfront just 5 minutes walk along Links Road from our front door.  

Queens Link Leisure Park is again, about 5 minutes walk in the opposite direction along Links Road with a multitude of car parking spaces available. 

Food & Drink

Our cafe is operated by Grub Fresh Food, a local company which has been around since 2010.

Based in the heart of Aberdeen, Grub fresh food endeavors to use the best and brightest of local suppliers to create delicious fresh food with a difference.

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