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Science Gallery Dublin

Closed Now: 11:00 - 19:00
Open today: 11:00 - 19:00
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Nice experience for teenagers/adults, not for kids

I visited the Science Gallery last august wth my two boys, aged 7 and 11. It is a very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Giorgia C
Worth a visit

If you’re a science fan, this free gallery is definitely worth a visit. It’s not very big, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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In 2008, a car park in a forgotten corner of Dublin was transformed into a living experiment that would bridge art and science, unleashing their combined creative potential. A groundbreaking initiative pioneered by Trinity College Dublin, Science...more
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The Naughton Institute, Pearse Street, Trinity College | Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 896 4091
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Science Gallery last august wth my two boys, aged 7 and 11. It is a very nice, interesting and stimulating place, but it is not suitable for kids. Not only the scientific explanations are too difficult for them, but the installation of...More

Thank Giorgia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re a science fan, this free gallery is definitely worth a visit. It’s not very big, but there are some interesting displays, and it’s very thought provoking Make sure to interact with the staff who can appear shy, but are very good at bringing...More

Thank JocelynMorris2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting exhibition More for youngster and adults than kids since scientific descriptions/experiments are of higher level - not a science playground Absolut Highlight: styrofoam eating worms For free 30-45min

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife and two young daughters (9 & 7). It is a free attraction but it is not really child friendly and the subject is quite weak - it needs more interaction and explanation to keep you interested, especially children. Can’t recommend it...More

Thank Benedict C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This place is hard to find as the sign posts run out something like 400 metres before you get there. There is only a very small exhibition space with minimal content. We are still trying to work out the relevance of an artist casting molds...More

Thank warrenbrown1953
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I guess we are a science type family and we all really enjoyed all the experiments. The staff presenting were brilliant, they were open to discussion and were so patient with our youngest. I would recommend this to all those inquisitive minds out there, great...More

Thank M1kelaw
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I just attended this gallery and I thought it was great. Very interesting and informative. I would definitely go back when I return to Dublin.

Thank Aisling D
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Science gallery on a rainy Tuesday today with 2 teenagers and an 8 year old. Very disappointing. Mainly because the staff were all too busy talking to each other upstairs to offer us any assistance with experiments that required a log in...More

Thank LISA E
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Interesting idea to mix and and science. I'm not sure if we missed part of the exhibition but it seemed very small. At least I would like to see more. Anyway worth visiting as it's free. Location easy to reach at Trinity college by bus...More

Thank NooraL110
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This place has a lot to offer considering it is free entry. It is very interesting and covers a lot of hot topics - which are all up to date (2018). It involves a lot of new sciences and philosophies. There is a small shop...More

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cian c
1 March 2016|
Response from SciGalleryDub | Property representative |
Hi there Cian, Thanks for getting in touch. At Science Gallery Dublin our target age group is 15-25, so we're not really suitable for very young children. We'd love a visit in a few years though!