Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
  • Telephone 0131 550 7800
  • Opening times Nov–Mar Wed–Sun 10am–5.30pm; Apr & Jun, Sep & Oct daily 10am–5.30pm; Jul & Aug daily 10am–6pm. Last entry 1h30min before closing.
  • Website www.dynamicearth.co.uk
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Our Dynamic Earth

Located directly between the Scottish Parliament Building and Arthur’s Seat, Dynamic Earth presents a linear journey through the creation of the earth, from the Big Bang to the present day. Exhibitions make use of sounds, smell and visuals to make the experience as real as possible, in addition to interactive exhibits. With volcanoes erupting beneath your feet, a tropical rainstorm pouring down, earthquakes and tidal waves at every turn, the history of the earth has never been more interesting.

Events at this venue

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Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Dynamic Earth Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features the 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon in explosive surround sound. With spellbinding abstract projections on the dome, audiences will be surrounded to create a truly astonishing experience.

Mon 20 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Dome Nights: The Wall – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Dynamic Earth Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd's album The Wall. Travel back in time to 1979 with this progressive rock album enhanced with spectacular wrap-around immersive dome visuals.

Fri 24 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 27 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dome Nights: Wish You Were Here – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Dynamic Earth Lose yourself in Pink Floyd's classic album Wish You Were Here, this new full-dome music and light show interprets the acclaimed rock album through mesmerising HD graphics.

Mon 20 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

ShowDome

£12 (£8) / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

Fringe Schools Poster Exhibition

One of the longest-running arts outreach projects in Scotland, witness the vibrant world of the Festival Fringe through the eyes of Scottish schoolchildren at this free exhibition of entries to this year's Fringe Schools Poster Competition.

Mon 20 Aug

Dynamic Earth Stratosphere

Free / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 21 Aug

Dynamic Earth Stratosphere

Free / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Dynamic Earth Stratosphere

Free / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

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