Doors Open Day: The Lyell Centre

It's Doors Open Day at The Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology on Saturday 28th September, so come along and join us for some scientific fun!

Doors Open Day: The Lyell Centre

About Doors Open Day: The Lyell Centre

Scotland's marine and earth science centre opens its doors on Saturday 28 September - join us for some scientific fun!

Meet our Lyell scientists, from the British Geological Survey and Heriot-Watt University, tour around our buildings and try our hands-on activities. Robots, marine creatures, dinosaurs and interesting talks are just some of the amazing things you can encounter at the Lyell Centre Doors Open Day.

The Lyell Centre at Heriot Watt University, Research Avenue South, Edinburgh, EH14 4AP

You can book a talk on the day or at www.lyellcentre.ac.uk in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Doors Open Day: The Lyell Centre are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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