December is a magical time to visit Glasgow Science Centre for some seasonal fun. Check out the festive family films in their IMAX Theatre or visit The Planetarium to discover how Santa finds his way around Earth on Christmas Eve in Santa’s Starry Adventure. And if you’re looking for an ‘out-of-this-world’ Christmas gift, there’s plenty on offer for all the family, from gift vouchers and annual passes to unique events and experiences.

· Early Elf Offer (until 30 November)

Take advantage of their Early ‘Elf’ Offer and grab £5 festive film tickets before 30 November to enjoy your choice of either Elf in 2D – celebrating its 20th anniversary – or The Polar Express 3D this December on Scotland’s biggest cinema screen – IMAX at Glasgow Science Centre.

Elf – showing on 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 and 24 December.

The Polar Express 3D – showing on 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23 December.

· Festive Days Out (selected weekends in December)

Enjoy a unique festive day out at Glasgow Science Centre. Their amazing value Festive Day Out package includes your choice of festive film, Elf or The Polar Express, a snack pack for your cinema visit and entry to the Science Galleries to enjoy 100s of interactive science exhibits all for just £15 per person. *Available on selected weekends in December.

· Planetarium Double Bill (16, 17, 23, 24 December)

Bring the little ones for some festive fun under the stars in The Planetarium, to find out how Santa finds his way around the Earth on Christmas Eve in Santa’s Starry Adventure, then settle in for a showing of Tim Burton’s classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Adults £10, Children £6, Under 3’s Free.

· Science Lates – Winter Wonderland (9 December)

Science Lates, the series of adult-only themed nights where you can explore the science centre without the kids, takes a festive twist! Jingle all the way through three floors of exhibits, experiments, seasonal shows, and workshops. Then sleigh your shopping list at the festive market, or rock around the Christmas tree as the DJ spins some Yuletide crackers.

· Unique Gifts and Experiences

Looking for an ‘out-of-this-world’ Christmas gift, there’s plenty on offer including gift vouchers and Science Passports, which let curious minds enjoy the Science Centre for a full year!

Christmas isn’t just for the kids, there’s some fun and fascinating events and experiences that will make memorable gifts for friends and family, from the ever-popular Science of Whisky (12 January) and Universe for Beginners (dates in Jan) to immersive Newton Flight Academy full-motion simulator experiences and Planetarium music experiences, featuring the music of Queen and Pink Floyd (dates in Dec & Jan).

 

To find out more and book tickets, visit: glasgowsciencecentre.org