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Science Gallery Dublin

Closed Now: 12:00 - 18:00
Open today: 12:00 - 18:00
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Interesting

Happened to be passing by when last in Dublin and decided to pop in as it looked busy inside. This... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DHarlowe
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Waterford, Ireland
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 17 September 2018
Giorgia C
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Roma
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Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is a small, free gallery that presents contemporary art and science exhibitions alongside a cutting-edge programme of events including talks, workshops, music performances, food presentations and film...more
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The Naughton Institute, Pearse Street, Trinity College | Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A really fantastic gallery, with challenging exhibits that provoke thought and creativity. This is really where art meets science and the result is spectacular. Not for little kids, but teenagers up will be fascinated. Everyone else should go with an open mind and are guaranteed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Happened to be passing by when last in Dublin and decided to pop in as it looked busy inside. This is a free attraction and really interesting. All the exhibits were relevant to today and there were some fun interactive experiments. Worth a look if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DHarlowe
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Giorgia C
Reviewed 9 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JocelynMorris2
Reviewed 7 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Benedict_C12
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 991lisae
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cian c
1 March 2016|
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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!
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