MEMBER NEWS: ASC is simply the best

July 27, 2023
MEMBER NEWS: ASC is simply the best

Aberdeen Science Centre has been named as one of the Best of the Best after being awarded a prestigious Tripadvisor 2023 Travelers’ Choice Award for the third year running.

The coveted awards are given to those who consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% on Tripadvisor.

According to Bryan Snelling, chief executive of Aberdeen Science Centre, there is real value in being awarded a Travelers’ Choice Award.

“We’re delighted that our continued commitment to unleashing the power of curiosity and delivering science content in a way that is fun and engaging has once again been recognised by the very people we are aiming to please – those who come and spend time at Aberdeen Science Centre,” he said.

“The Travelers’ Choice Awards are based on real-life feedback so it is extremely gratifying to find out that we have been awarded this accolade for the third year in a row. Our team prides itself on delivering meaningful experiences to every visitor to Aberdeen Science Centre. Our Tripadvisor feedback reflects this with many visitors taking the time to write a review and comment on how amazing our staff are.”

“Congratulations to the 2023 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice winners,” said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor. “The travel resurgence we’ve seen throughout the past year has even further heightened the competition. Earning a Travelers’ Choice Award demonstrates that you have provided great experiences to those who matter most: your guests.”

The news of Aberdeen Science Centre’s Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice award comes just days after the venue was announced as one of the shortlisted finalists in the Aberdeen City and Shire Thistle Awards.

Aberdeen Science Centre is in the running to be named Best Visitor Attraction at the awards ceremony which will take place in September at The Chester Hotel.

Bryan added: “Being shortlisted in the Best Visitor Attraction category is recognition of the experience we aim to give everyone who visits Aberdeen Science Centre.

“Inspiring minds is at the heart of what we do. Each and every exhibit, experience and interaction is designed to pique curiosity, and inspire our visitors to discover more. We are totally committed to providing an engaging, inspiring and educational – but fun – experience for everyone who visits the centre, whether that’s as a family or as a school visit.

“Our team works hard to bring STEM to life for every visitor and try to make every interaction a positive one.”

Based on Constitution Street near Aberdeen beach, ASC is home to almost 65 interactive exhibits, allowing people of all ages to discover topics including Space, Energy, Life Sciences, Engineering, and much more.

Open seven days a week, Aberdeen Science Centre offers exclusive venue hire as well as room hire for corporate, social and private events.

To book a visit to the centre, visit

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