Dynamic Earth

Local nameDynamic Earth
LocationHolyrood, Edinburgh, UK

Dynamic Earth is a not-for-profit visitor attraction and science centre in Edinburgh and is Scotland's largest interactive visitor attraction. It is located in the Holyrood area, beside the Scottish Parliament building and at the foot of Salisbury Crags. It is a registered charity under Scottish law and is owned as The Dynamic Earth Charitable Trust. The centre was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1999.The project is located close to where renowned Scottish geologist James Hutton lived and worked in the city in the 18th century. The Dynamic Earth Trust says its aim is: "to consistently be the most fun place to play, learn and work.” A permanent visitor attraction which presents the story of the planet - how it was created; how it continues to evolve, the prospects for mankind and the effect of hazards both natural and manmade."

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Edinburgh: Dynamic Earth Ticket from 19 USD

Opening hours

23 Mar - Oct: aily 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Jul - Aug: daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov - 22 Mar: Wed - Sun: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Last entry is an hour and a half before closing.


Adults: £13.50
Concessions: £11.50
Children (4 - 15): £9

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_Earth_(Edinburgh)

Official website http://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/home

Phone +440 131 550 7800

Address 112-116 Holyrood Rd Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 8AS, UK

Coordinates 55°57'1.926" N -3°10'27.93" E

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