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Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

About Dynamic Earth

112 - 116 Holyrood Gait, Edinburgh Old Town EH8 8AS
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Dynamic Earth is a 5 star visitor experience which invites you to take a journey through time to witness the story of planet Earth. Through a series of interactive exhibits, state of the art technology and even a 4D encounter you will feel the heat of a bubbling volcano, face the chill of polar ice, fly across the globe before crash landing in a tropical rainforest.

As if this wasn’t enough, Dynamic Earth is home to Scotland’s only 360 degree full dome film theatre. They have a variety of films showing throughout the year. To find out which film is currently running please visit ShowDome.

Upcoming Events at Dynamic Earth

Saturday Science Sessions with Dino

Selected dates between 27th January 2024 - 11th May 2024

Join us at Dynamic Earth on selected Saturdays throughout the year for a variety of hands on activities!

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Meet The Astrophysicist: Dr. Katie Mack

22nd April 2024

The universe started with a bang — but how will it end? Join us for an evening with theoretical astrophysicist Dr. Katie Mack, and journey to the farthest reaches of the cosmos to find out!

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Say No To The Helicopter

22nd April 2024

Join Sam Cairns as he shares his journey to conquer Everest, step by gruelling step, at Dynamic Earth on 22nd April!

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Summer Outdoor Club

8th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Dynamic Earth’s Summer Outdoor Club is back. Join us for a week of fun and adventure in Holyrood Park, perfect for kids aged between 7 to 12 who love being outdoors and exploring the natural world!

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Popular Events

Edinbrick - A LEGO Model Show
Edinbrick is back for 2024 at a new venue! Edinburgh's biggest LEGO Model Show, will be held on the weekend of the 20th and 21st of April at McEwan Hall.
Willow Suncatcher Craft Workshop
Come and celebrate the sun by creating your very own willow suncatcher at this workshop on 25th April at Leith Community Croft!
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Held in brightly coloured gazebos in the heart of central Edinburgh, Castle Street Market is filled with top quality products and has something to satisfy every taste!
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