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Satrosphere Science Centre

Aberdeen's Science Museum in George Street where learning is fun and interactive.

Satrosphere Science Centre Aberdeen is Scotland's first science and discovery centre, opened in 1989 this innovative and interactive hub makes a great day out for young and old alike.

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It is HMIe inspected and welcomes school parties and organises a structured day for the children. Teachers can download a free teaching pack to use at school. During school holidays, there are more activities and workshops to keep the wee ones amused.

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The gift shop sells fun science projects and experiments along with books and pocket money items.

The adjoining Tramsheds Coffee House serves a range of homemade baking and soups and proudly brews MacBeans coffee.

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It also caters for birthday parties, which includes a partyologist to help lead the group through the party. A themed workshop, on the spot demonstration and time on the exhibition floor are all included in the price along with party food and party bags for each guest with the birthday child receiving an extra gift in their party bag. These parties are very popular and must be booked in advance.

It is open from 10am - 5pm each day.

Toilets are in the main hall next to the coffee house.

There is disabled access to all events and areas.


Please note their temporary change of address effective from 14th November 2018 to
107 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HU.

Tel: 01224 640340

The name Satrosphere comes from the Science And Technology Regional Organisation (SATRO) who opened the centre and decided to call it SATRO sphere.

It is often mistakenly called the Stratosphere - I called it this for several years!

It has a twin centre in Dundee called Sensation that is of equal fun and educational. As the name suggests the regular interactive displays are based around the senses and there are special events and exhibitions each month. For more information and photographs read the aboutaberdeen review of the Sensation Dundee Science Centre.

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