I visited the Sensation Science Centre in Dundee in August 2010 during my Summer 2010 Scotland Blog Tour. It’s a great all weather Dundee attraction for families. This is the sort of place that our twin sons loved in their youth, where kids get involved in the hands-on exhibits as well as various fun, educational activities.
Exterior of Sensation Science Centre Dundee
My favourite was the Magic Mirror, where if you stood still you’d disappear from the monitor but as soon as you moved you were visible on screen.
Magic Mirror at Sensation Science Centre Dundee
It must be an adventure climbing in the large head in the Taste and Smell section.
The ne Small Step space exhibition was on during my visit.
In Mindball you control the movement of a small sphere with your brain waves. Two people, with monitors strapped on their heads, sit at opposite ends of a long table with the sphere placed in the centre of the table. The winner is the person who is most relaxed, as the ball will move towards their less relaxed opponent.
As my visit was during the school holidays, there were several shows and events on offer throughout the day. I watched a film about the planets projected on the top of the Planetarium tent while lying on a mat on the ground.
You can see all my Sensation photos and videos on Flickr.