Glasgow Science Centre - IMAX and Glasgow Tower - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
a cloudy sky around the science centre, with the imax cinema and observation tower also in shot.
Glasgow Science Centre - IMAX and Glasgow Tower - FURTHER INFORMATION
Glasgow Science Centre - IMAX and Glasgow Tower - Glasgow visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Glasgow Science Centre - IMAX and Glasgow Tower' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Strathclyde.
The Glasgow Science Centre has been awarded 5-star tourist attraction status by VisitScotland as a tourist attraction of excellent value. Situated on the re-developed Pacific Quay on the south of the River Clyde in Glasgow, the centre contains over 250 science exhibits spread over 3 floors with various displays, educational programmes and demonstrations.
Glasgow TowerThe Glasgow Tower stands 127m tall with an observation deck at the top. It is one of the tallest structures in Scotland and unique in that the entire tower is mounted on thrust bearings and rotates 360°. 2 lifts take visitors to the top with a journey time of 2 minutes allowing the panoramic view of the city to slowly expand in front of them on the way. The emergency stairs have 523 steps to the Podium.
The Glasgow Tower holds the Guinness World Record for 'the tallest tower in the world capable of rotating 360° from its base to its top'.
Glasgow IMAX TheatreThe IMAX cinema in Glasgow is the only IMAX cinema in Scotland. The cinema has seating for 370 people and the screen measures 19m x 25m and the projectors are capable of showing 2D and 3D films.
Glasgow Science Centre
50 Pacific Quay Glasgow G51 1EA
Phone: 0141 420 5000
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Ferry: Glasgow Science Centre North Quay
Train: Exhibition Centre (Glasgow) Rail Station
Tram: Ibrox SPT Subway Station
Underground: Cessnock SPT Subway Station (0.8 miles), Ibrox SPT Subway Station (0.7 miles)