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What's On Calendar

Download your What's On Guide Summer - Winter 2019 here or view calendar below

August
Fri 30 Aug
to
Tue 31 Dec
at 10:00 AM
General
Mission Earth
Mission Earth

Your mission, should you choose to accept it; is to go on a time travelling adventure and gather field evidence on the past, present and maybe even future of...

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September
Tue 24 Sep
to
Sun 03 Nov
at 03:20 PM
Autumn Special Offer
Autumn Special Offer

From Saturday 28 September to Sunday 3 November 2019, anyone who buys a full-price ticket will be able to enjoy a full year’s visits for free.

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October
Wed 23 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Fri 25 Oct
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Sat 26 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: Earth observation and climate science
Festival of Physics: Earth observation and climate science

Earth observation and climate science is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please...

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Fri 25 Oct
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Sat 26 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: Two awesome talks about the Moon
Festival of Physics: Two awesome talks about the Moon

Two awesome talks about the moon is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visi...

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Fri 25 Oct
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Sat 26 Oct
at 08:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: Meet the Moon
Festival of Physics: Meet the Moon

Meet the moon is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Fri 25 Oct
at 08:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: Physics Ceilidh (and workshop!)
Festival of Physics: Physics Ceilidh (and workshop!)

Physics ceilidh is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Fri 25 Oct
at 09:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: Get paid to do nothing
Festival of Physics: Get paid to do nothing

"Get paid to do nothing: how the electricity network prevents blackouts (mostly)" is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this e...

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Sat 26 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic

Technology & music can be great friends. In this hands-on workshop you will build your own digital instrument using everyday items (including fruit and v...

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Sat 26 Oct
at 10:30 AM
Family
Festival of Physics: Circus physics workshops
Festival of Physics: Circus physics workshops

Circus physics is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Sat 26 Oct
at 10:30 AM
Family
Festival of Physics: To the Moon!
Festival of Physics: To the Moon!

To the moon! is part of the 2019 Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Sat 26 Oct
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Sun 27 Oct
at 10:30 AM
Family
Festival of Physics: Gadget dissections
Festival of Physics: Gadget dissections

Gadget dissections is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Sat 26 Oct
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Sun 27 Oct
at 11:30 AM
Family
Festival of Physics: The glimmering, glowing, and magical illumination show
Festival of Physics: The glimmering, glowing, and magical illumination show

The glimmering, glowing, reflecting, refracting, moving, and magical illumination show is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about t...

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Sat 26 Oct
at 12:30 PM
Family
Festival of Physics: Airheads
Festival of Physics: Airheads

Airheads is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Sat 26 Oct
at 06:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: Listening to Einstein's Universe
Festival of Physics: Listening to Einstein's Universe

"Listening to Einstein's universe: the search for gravitational waves" is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and ot...

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Sat 26 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: To Infinity and Beyond
Festival of Physics: To Infinity and Beyond

To infinity and beyond is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their Read more >

Sat 26 Oct
at 08:30 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas
Festival of Physics: The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

This cabaret of dangerous ideas show is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please ...

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Sun 27 Oct
at 04:30 PM
Evening Events
Festival of Physics: When black holes collide
Festival of Physics: When black holes collide

When black holes collide is part of the Festival of Physics. For more information about this event and other events at the Festival please visit their ...

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November
Sat 02 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Spectacular Space
Spectacular Space

Help Dino answer some big questions about space and explore some of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 20 years.

Three wor...

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Sat 09 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors

The rainforests are in danger and need your help! Join Dino in a virtual reality tour and try our eco-friendly shopping challenge to find out how we ca...

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Sat 16 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Accidental Science
Accidental Science

Experiments don’t always go to plan. Join Dino to learn about some accidental discoveries from the last 20 years as well as some scientific ‘facts’ pro...

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Sat 30 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Eco Engineering
Eco Engineering

Over the last 20 years we’ve learned a lot about how engineering can affect our planet. Join Dino as we look to the future of engineering and design ou...

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December
Sat 07 Dec
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Missions to the Moon with Apollo
Missions to the Moon with Apollo

Join Dino on an epic mission to our closest neighbour in space, the Moon! What did it take for humans to land on the Moon and where might we journey in...

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Sat 14 Dec
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
The Future
The Future

Dino turns 20 this year and a lot of science has happened in that time! But what will the big discoveries and developments be over the next 20 years? J...

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Fri 27 Dec
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Tue 31 Dec
at 10:00 AM
General
Destination Space!
Destination Space!

Dynamic Earth is BLASTING into the New Year with our new programme Destination Space, which celebrates the UK's world leading role in groundbreaking space sc...

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January
Thu 02 Jan
to
Sun 05 Jan
at 10:00 AM
General
Destination Space!
Destination Space!

Dynamic Earth is BLASTING into the New Year with our new programme Destination Space, which celebrates the UK's world leading role in groundbreaking space sc...

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Sat 11 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Coastal Creatures
Coastal Creatures

2020 is the Scottish Year of Coasts and Waters. 

Join Dino to discover more about the wonders of the shallow sea. Bring your own shoebo...

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Sat 18 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Atlantic Adventure
Atlantic Adventure

Find out about the amazing technology scientists use to investigate the deepest parts of our oceans and meet some of the creatures who live there.

Th...

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Sat 25 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
From Chew to Poo
From Chew to Poo

What happens to food after we eat it and why are the bacteria in our guts so important?

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February
Sat 01 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic

Technology & music can be great friends. In this hands-on workshop you will build your own digital instrument using everyday items (including fruit and v...

Read more >
Sat 08 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Spectacular Space
Spectacular Space

Help Dino answer some big questions about space and explore some of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 20 years.

Three wor...

Read more >
Thu 13 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Dino’s Outdoors
Dino’s Outdoors

Release your inner explorer and join Dino on an adventure into Holyrood Park!

Dino’s Outdoors days run from 10am to 2.30pm and cost £5 per child per ...

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Sat 22 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors

The rainforests are in danger and need your help! Join Dino in a virtual reality tour and try our eco-friendly shopping challenge to find out how we ca...

Read more >
Sat 29 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Accidental Science
Accidental Science

Experiments don’t always go to plan. Join Dino to learn about some accidental discoveries from the last 20 years as well as some scientific ‘facts’ pro...

Read more >
March
Sat 07 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Messy Science
Messy Science

Dino wants to make a mess to see how it all feels. Join us for our free messy science and sensory drop-in day, full of hands-on messy fun!

Drop-in se...

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Sat 14 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Eco Engineering
Eco Engineering

Over the last 20 years we’ve learned a lot about how engineering can affect our planet. Join Dino as we look to the future of engineering and design ou...

Read more >
Sat 14 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Missions to the Moon with Apollo
Missions to the Moon with Apollo

Join Dino on an epic mission to our closest neighbour in space, the Moon! What did it take for humans to land on the Moon and where might we journey in...

Read more >
Sat 28 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
The Future
The Future

Dino turns 20 this year and a lot of science has happened in that time! But what will the big discoveries and developments be over the next 20 years? J...

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April
Thu 02 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Dino’s Outdoors
Dino’s Outdoors

Release your inner explorer and join Dino on an adventure into Holyrood Park!

Dino’s Outdoors days run from 10am to 2.30pm and cost £5 per child per ...

Read more >
Thu 09 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Dino’s Outdoors
Dino’s Outdoors

Release your inner explorer and join Dino on an adventure into Holyrood Park!

Dino’s Outdoors days run from 10am to 2.30pm and cost £5 per child per ...

Read more >
Sat 25 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Coastal Creatures
Coastal Creatures

2020 is the Scottish Year of Coasts and Waters. 

Join Dino to discover more about the wonders of the shallow sea. Bring your own shoebo...

Read more >
May
Sat 02 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
From Chew to Poo
From Chew to Poo

What happens to food after we eat it and why are the bacteria in our guts so important?

Read more >

Sat 09 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic

Technology & music can be great friends. In this hands-on workshop you will build your own digital instrument using everyday items (including fruit and v...

Read more >
Sat 30 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Spectacular Space
Spectacular Space

Help Dino answer some big questions about space and explore some of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 20 years.

Three wor...

Read more >
June
Sat 06 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors

The rainforests are in danger and need your help! Join Dino in a virtual reality tour and try our eco-friendly shopping challenge to find out how we ca...

Read more >
Sat 06 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Missions to the Moon with Apollo
Missions to the Moon with Apollo

Join Dino on an epic mission to our closest neighbour in space, the Moon! What did it take for humans to land on the Moon and where might we journey in...

Read more >
Sat 06 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
The Future
The Future

Dino turns 20 this year and a lot of science has happened in that time! But what will the big discoveries and developments be over the next 20 years? J...

Read more >
Sat 13 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Accidental Science
Accidental Science

Experiments don’t always go to plan. Join Dino to learn about some accidental discoveries from the last 20 years as well as some scientific ‘facts’ pro...

Read more >

 

 

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