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  • Culture

    Education

    Scotland has a long history of distinctive, good quality education and institutions such as the School of St Andrews have become world famous for the age-old role that they have played in the history of premier education. Education really started to take the shape of a formalized system in Scotland during the medieval period when Roman Catholic churches organized schooling in the country. ...

  • Attractions

    Stratosphere Science Centre

    The Satrosphere Science Centre is an educational attraction in Scotland that is focused on the youth and the extending of science knowledge in terms that even adults can understand. This initiative has won the praise of many that have visited the center and it is hoped that by introducing science to children in a fun and interesting way, that Scotland might develop the ...

  • Attractions

    Glasgow Science Centre

    Overlooking the Clyde in all its glory stands the magnificent titanium arc of the Glasgow Science Centre. Within this building you will find the Science Mall, a true hub of knowledge. The Science Centre spans over three floors, all crammed with exhibitions waiting to be investigated, live science shows, interactive workshops and labs. One of the most popular features is the Scottish ...

  • Attractions

    Edinburgh University

    In Edinburgh, Scotland, 1582, a Royal charter granted by James VI allowed for the construction of a University in the city. Thus the ancient but prestigious University of Edinburgh could be founded and came into being as one of the principal and most highly regarded centers for teaching and research. By the 18th century Edinburgh University had become one of the most recognized ...

  • Attractions

    Five Sisters Zoo Park

    The Five Sister’s Zoo Park had its humble beginnings within the Five Sister’s Garden Centre as a side-line to the main purpose of being a garden centre. Their private collection was made up of a variety of animals and was based on the setting of an amusement centre for children, an original and creative idea with educational benefits in helping to make the young generation more ...

  • Scottish Theatre

    The Lemon Tree

    If you get tired of more classical theatres and want to try something young, new and vibrant, The Lemon Tree is probably your best choice. This vibrant, cultural organization was established in 1992 in the heart of Aberdeen. Its main goal is that of stimulating and engaging the people of Aberdeen with a range of performing and participatory arts – a goal which it has certainly been achieving ...

  • Scottish Theatre

    Dundee Contemporary Arts

    If you are a fan of contemporary art, then head off to the Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), a fantastic arts center in Dundee, Scotland. Housed in the center is an array of things to see and do, from art galleries to cinemas and even a research center. DCA has established itself as a top cultural hub and a leader in education. For an unforgettable contemporary arts experience be sure to spend ...

  • Museums

    Scotland Street School Museum

    The Scotland Street School Museum is located in Glasgow and can be found on 225 Scotland Street in Kingston. Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed the school that now forms part of the Street School Museum. He built it between 1903 and 1906 incorporating beautiful stonework, striking lead glass towers with Scottish baronial style staircases and a stunning tiled entrance into the school. The ...

  • Museums

    Edinburgh Museum of Childhood

    How many times do we sit and watch children, and remember our own childhood days. Your first pair of roller skates, playing hop scotch in the school playground and hide-and-seek with the neighborhood kids. Your very first doll whose name you can still remember or the toy car that you finally got for Christmas, are all memories that still bring a smile to your face and warm ...

  • Attractions

    Museums

    Amongst the top attractions in any city around the world are its museums. Why is this so? The majority of mankind is inquisitive and what better place to satisfy the thirst for knowledge than by visiting a museum. Museums provide invaluable insight into the past, providing people with a wealth of facts in a few hours. Essentially, a museum is an institution devoted to the collection, ...