Our Dynamic Earth
112-116 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
0131 550 7800
Our Dynamic Earth Edinburgh Reviews
Dynamic Earth Nov 20, 2010
Dynamic Earth is a visitor attraction in Edinburgh, near Hollyrood Palace and at the foot of Arthur's Seat.
It is brilliant fun. It's aimed to explain natural history to children. And it has an iceberg!
The entrance to the attraction has a cool amphitheatre with lots of rocks of different ages, and this takes you up to the dome part which houses the ticket desk and a cafe, and, although you probably don't need to know this, a pretty decent sized space for a drinks reception. Downstairs are the galleries, which have an animatronic rain forest, an indoor iceberg made of real ice, and lots of cool footage of baby polar bears. There's a soft play centre for any children you have who are small enough to be bored by the penguin film in the floor (there's a "puddle" you can see penguins through, on film). There are also film presentations in a cool little cinema.
I love Dynamic Earth, and as far as I'm concerned, "indoor iceberg!!!" ought to be all I have to say. It is also a completely indoor, properly heated attraction which is handy in a city as windy as Edinburgh. I don't think you even need to have kids with you to enjoy it!
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