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Dynamic Earth

Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
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A visit to Dynamic Earth is like nothing else on Earth. It's a chance to experience the primeval forces of nature as they shaped our planet, to journey through space and time and even go on a 4DVENTURE around the world. You'll be embarking on the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
112 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AS, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 550 7800
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Reviewed yesterday

A good visit, but it is very expensive. Family of 5 if over £60 and we stayed there less than 2 hours. Yes we could have walked round more slowly, read more things, but there is only so much children want to read.

Thank Robbi2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

the word dynamic is misleading. we(husband,2 grandchildren and me) waited 15 mins to get in with no queue at all. pre paid should be able to check in electronically, (it is all about technology and human advancement after all). after long frustrating wait to get...More

Thank grannystrath
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here today and for the price of a day ticket during the month of October you get a yearly pass for the same cost . Inside lots of fun , imaginative features, knowledgeable staff and lots to see and do . Had lunch in...More

Thank Robbienfamily
Eilidh M, Manager at Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

That's brilliant to hear you had such a good time visiting Dynamic Earth - we look forward to welcoming you back through the year with your new Annual Explorer Pass! Best wishes, Dynamic Earth

Reviewed 3 days ago

So modern and well thought out so much to learn! Going back today on my upgraded annual pass to learn some more:-)

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Eilidh M, Manager at Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! It's great to hear you had a good day out and we hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Dynamic Earth

Reviewed 4 days ago

There was so much for everyone in the family to enjoy - the scientific information was given in a fun way that was interesting and understandable for the adults and children in our group.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

An awesome place to visit. My 4 year old boy loved everything and is already asking to go back. We have a years pass so we will be back as often as possible.

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Thank Martin S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three hours of escape. The immersive quality of this visit was brilliant, information was presented in an accessible way using sound, light and movement. Several families with young children moved through the experience with us, they added wonderful interactions with the staff and visuals, so...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Dynamic Earth. Our 6 year old is a bit of a volcano-geek and loved the fact that they point out that Arthurs Seat was probably a volcano and we were right next door to it!! The staff are really...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A day out at Dynamic Earth is a good way to teach the children as well as us adults about the forces that have shaped our planet.. Dynamic earth has something for everyone with films to watch and lots of interactive displays. Well worth the...More

Thank leither71
Reviewed 6 days ago

That was incredible!!! Everything we have learned in school in the written word has been transformed into a time travel through thousands of years. They were not the children who had the amazed faces, but their parents. And I was especially impressed with the last...More

Thank Bojana P
Eilidh M, Manager at Dynamic Earth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow thank you for the 5 star review! it's brilliant to hear you had such a good time learning all about the story of planet Earth! We're always happy to hear visitors of all ages have had a good time and hope to see you...More

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Martin M
12 April 2018|
Response from Emmanuel D | Reviewed this property |
no idea !😁.. but will go back to find out !
1 April 2018|
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Response from Jasmine12391 | Reviewed this property |
yes there are. they cost £1 but you get it back.
14 January 2018|
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Response from Eilidh M | Property representative |
Yes, there is a ramp to the main entrance of the building and there are lifts to each floor and to the car park. The most narrow point of the tour is 88cm / 34.5cm. If you have any other questions or would like more... More
Ahmad A
12 November 2017|
Response from RealYstyck | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you are a visitor and want to visit the exhibition.