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Glasgow Science Centre has reaped the rewards of a busy 12 months of new collaborations and installations to achieve a record-breaking year for visitor numbers.

The centre reported 305,485 admissions since April 2013, marking a 12 per cent year on year increase that ensured this was its busiest year since opening in 2001.

In the last 12 months the centre has swelled its visitor numbers through the opening of its £2m BodyWorks exhibition, entering into partnership with Cineworld to operate the IMAX, starting the refurbishment of Glasgow Tower and fundraising for its next exhibition.

“BodyWorks is one of the most advanced exhibitions of its kind and has captured the imagination of children, and adults alike. It has been a big draw for our visitors across the year,” said chief executive at Glasgow Science Centre Dr Stephen Breslin.

“We are now focusing on the year ahead and building on our successes. There are some great projects and initiatives in the pipeline- the reopening of Glasgow Tower, our activities surrounding the Commonwealth Games and continuing to improve the exhibitions.”

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