Edinburgh's Dynamic Earth is taking visitors on a journey into outer space this autumn, with the launch of a new ShowDome film and a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations.

8th October – ‘We are Stars’

An amazing film takes guests on an awesome journey through time from the Big Bang, to the present day! This experience will help connect life on earth to the evolution of the universe.

25th October - ‘Destination Space’

Be inspired by space travel, and in honour of the European Space Agency's first civilian British astronaut, Tim Peake embarking on his mission to the International Space Station in December, Dynamic Earth is involved in a UK-wide celebration of human flight.

Visitors can find out more about the forthcoming mission, and can take part in activities and watch demonstrations to experience the unique life of an astronaut.

18th October – British Geological Survey visit to the centre

Dynamic Earth will be welcoming researchers from the British Geological Survey on to find out more about the amazing work they do. Learn more about volcanoes, tsunamis, marine science and much more with activities and displays for rock lovers of all ages.

Plus, to coincide with Earth Science Week on 13th to 17th October, visitors can get hands on with minerals and gems, with special guests The Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club. 

During October, visitors to Dynamic Earth can upgrade their ticket to the all new 'Annual Explorer Pass' for free. The new Annual Explorer Pass includes free entry to Dynamic Earth for one year, exclusive invites to evening events, as well as discounts on birthday parties, in the cafe and gift shop.

Find out more about the events and activities taking place at Dynamic Earth.  Telephone  0131 550 7800