Tours at GMRC

Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a tour of the collections stored at this unique site!

When, Where & How Much...

Date(s): 01 September 2017 to 28 February 2018
Time(s): See listing for details
Where: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Glasgow South Side
Price: This is a free event

Contact Information

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Sun 1 Oct & Mon 2 Oct| 2pm | Booking essential
Fri 6 Oct & Fri 27 Oct | 11am | Booking essential
Sun 8 Oct | 2pm | Booking essential

Join this friendly short tour, share memories and reminisce. These sessions have been especially designed to suit older visitors. Refreshments are provided following this tour as well as an opportunity for object handling. Each tour last 1.5 hours.

Behind the Scenes Tours


Every Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun | Wed & Fri 2.30–3.30pm, Sat & Sun 11.30am–12.30pm | All ages

Find the amazing museum collection all stored away waiting to be discovered on this behind the scenes tour. Discover this very special building for yourself on this behind the scenes tour.

Thursday Themed Tours


These popular weekly tours take a closer look at particular collections at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!

Art Highlights
Thu 7 Sep, 5 Oct, 2 Nov & 30 Nov, 25 Jan, 22 Feb | 2.30–3.30pm | All ages
Discover some of the highlights of the art collection.

A Glimpse into Nature
Thu 14 & 28 Sep, 12 & 26 Oct, 16 Nov, 18 Jan, 15 Feb | 2.30–3.30pm | All ages
Discover some of the highlights of the natural history collection.

A Trip around the World in 10 objects
Thu 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 9 & 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 11 Jan, 8 Feb | 2.30–3.30pm | All ages
Discover objects from the collection from around the world.

Special Interest Tours


2.30–3.30pm | Booking essential | All ages
Meet our specialist staff and learn about their area of the museum collection. Come and discover something new.

Scottish artist Christine Borland
Tue 5 Sep & Tue 14 Nov
Join internationally renowned Scottish artist Christine Borland as she talks about a group of WWI objects in Glasgow Museums’ collection that she has been researching.

People who donated our paintings
Tue 12 Sep & Tue 20 Feb

Billy Connolly theme tour
Tues 19 Sep & Tue 21 Nov

Exploring the Painting Collection
Tue 26 Sep

Alexander Greek Thomson tour
Tue 3 Oct

Black History Month: Awesome African Civilizations That Aren’t Egypt
Tue 10 Oct & 17 Oct

Etching revival in Britain
Tue 24 Oct
Explore prints in our collection, ranging from Durer and Rembrandt to Whistler and Strang.


The Fantastic in Art
Tue 31 Oct
Looking at depictions of the real and the imaginary in art, inspired by literature and myths.

Oscar Marzaroli photographs of Glasgow
Tue 7 Nov

Female Artists at GMRC
Tue 28 Nov

Domestic Technology
Tue 5 Dec

Behind the Scenes: Paintings and frames conservation
Tue 12 Dec

What is a rock?
Tue 19 Dec

Ship Models in Detail
Tue 9 Jan

Exploring the Shell Collection
Tue 16 Jan

Global Plant Hunting: a tour of the plant collections
Tue 23 Jan

The Italian Painting Collection
Tue 30 Jan

Glasgow Suffragettes
Tue 6 Feb

Love and Paintings
Tue 13 Feb

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Tours at GMRC are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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