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Our Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth is a five-star science centre that tells the story of planet Earth. Situated close to the Scottish Parliament, the centre opened in 1999 as part of the UK's Millennium Commission. Housed in a beautiful steel building, Dynamic Earth describes itself as 'a journey through our planet's past, present and future'. The centre offers interactive exhibits to keep younger visitors enthralled, while patrons of all ages will relish the opportunity to learn about Earth’s turbulent beginnings and tumultuous past. Experience the snowy tundra and follow the path of human evolution or step inside the Showdome and watch captivating films that trace the history of man. Visitors can also hire audio guides from the front desk to ensure they don't miss a thing as they roam the centre. For families thinking of making a day of it, Dynamic Earth even offers a play area, ideal for the little ones, plus a cafe which offers a variety of tasty hot and cold meals. For an experience that's as informative as it is fun, slip inside Dynamic Earth and prepare to be wowed.

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112-116 Hollyrood Road


0131 550 7800



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Great experience, learnt some history. The 4D display and time machine were great! Educational but interesting.

- Conor S - 26-10-2017

The visit to this place was amazing, the activities and the factual information was second to none. I loved the time line and the feeling of the earth quake which was an eye opener.

- Sakina A - 02-10-2017