Little Explorer Days

Especially for 3-5 year olds, Little Explorer days are themed fun-packed days at Glasgow Science Centre filled with things like workshops, drop-ins and make and take activities.

Little Explorer Days

About Little Explorer Days

Little Explorer Days run from 10.30am to 3.30pm. But the Science Mall opens as normal between 10am and 5pm, so there’s plenty of time throughout the day to explore.

Activities for Little Explorer Days run from 10.30am to 3.30pm. But the Science Mall opens as normal between 10am and 5pm, so there’s plenty of time throughout the day to explore.

Under 3s go free. For children (age 3-15), standard Science Mall entry is £9.50, and adults pay the standard Science Mall entry of £11.50.

If you have a Science Passport, you can use your Passport for admission as normal on Little Explorer Days so it's a perfect time to pick one up and make the most of these incredibly popular events.

23rd & 24th March: How Does My Garden Grow?
Join us as we look at seeds, bugs and pollination to discover how our garden grows.

• Mini Beasts — Meet our resident minibeasts and learn about how important they are for our gardens.
• Seed Survival — What are seeds? how do they work? Why are they important?
• Bees Knees — Learn how bees help our planets to grow and make a flower to take home.
• Cress Monsters — Make a cress monster to take home, pop it on the window ledge and watch it grow some crazy cress hair.
• Minibeasts Magnets — Bugs are wonderful for our gardens for all sorts of reasons. Make your own minibeasts magnet to take home.
• Kiddie Café — What delicious foods can you make for your big people in our Kiddie Cafe?

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Little Explorer Days are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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