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Dundee Science Festival

Bringing People Together To Enjoy Science


Join in on the festival fun this November and explore Dundee Science Festival online and in-person! With online escape games, virtual shows and exciting activities you can try from the comfort of your own home, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Dundee Science Centre Reopening - Dundee Science Centre will be re-opening at the weekend for you to continue your festival experience! As part of your visit to Dundee Science Centre your ticket includes entry to the Maker’s Lab with themed activities for each week of the festival. Come along to make and take and explore our centre.

Note This year's the number of spaces for our in-person events will be very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Booking for the Dundee Science Centre visits has now started.

Our programme highlights the key events over the festival period to help you plan ahead and try something new, whatever your background and interest in science!

Enjoy the festival - we can’t wait to see you there!

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Dundee Science Festival 2020

Climate and Space Week

Week 1
Climate & Space
9-15 November 2020

Learn more about the climate and space exploration. Join our live events and workshops and learn more.

Climate and Space Events

Life Sciences and Human Biology Week

Week 2
Life Sciences & Human Biology
16-22 November 2020

How much do you know about your body and how it works? Join our experts and learn more with your friends and family.

Life Sciences Events

Engineering and Technology Week

Week 3
Engineering & Technology
23-29 November 2020

Technology surrounds us joins us and find out how it works, join our hands on events and have some fun together!

Engineering and Tech. Events

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Anytime Events

Join us for a range of activities and challenges for the whole family that you can do online any time - even from your couch!

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Online And In-Person Events

Online & In-Person Events

We have a series of scheduled free online and in-person events for the whole family. See our events calendar for details. See our events calendar for details and join us.

Events Calendar


We will be holding regular competitions before and during the festival.

Our first competition has started so why not enter today!


STEM Competition

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