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...

Next Date: 23 February 2017
Future Dates: 28 February 2017
01 January 1970
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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Tours at GMRC
About Tours at GMRC

Introduction Tours of Glasgow Museums Resource Centre


This tour gives an overview of the collections stored at this unique site and introduces GMRC’s wide and varied public programme. Call for details.
Most Sundays and some Wednesdays and Fridays, 2.30pm - 3.30pm.
Free but please book in advance.

Themed Tours


These popular weekly tours take a closer look at particular collections at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
The tours are free but must be booked in advance.
2.30pm - 3.30pm

Tursday 5th January: Twelve Days of Christmas

Thursday 12th January: Highlights of the Natural History Collection
An in-depth look at our animal specimens, including one of the oldest examples of taxidermy in the UK. Another highlight is the Manley collection of butterflies and moths.

Thursday 19th January: Highlights of the Human History Collection
Visit the Arms and Armour pod where you will be able to handle and experience the weight and complexity of Roman and Medieval arms and armour. You will also immerse yourself in our amazing World Cultures pod, which includes objects ranging from Ancient Egypt to contemporary sculpture from Papua New Guinea.

Thursday 26th January: Highlights of the Art Collection
Spend some quality time in our main art store – one of the largest public art stores in Europe! Here you can enjoy works by famous artists including Auguste Renoir and Henry Raeburn as well as works by lesser-known artists, including works in our growing contemporary art collection.

Thursday 2nd February: Highlights of the Natural History Collection
An in-depth look at our animal specimens, including one of the oldest examples of taxidermy in the UK. Another highlight is the Manley collection of butterflies and moths.

Thursday 9th February: Highlights of the Human History Collection
Visit the Arms and Armour pod where you will be able to handle and experience the weight and complexity of Roman and Medieval arms and armour. You will also immerse yourself in our amazing World Cultures pod, which includes objects ranging from Ancient Egypt to contemporary sculpture from Papua New Guinea.

Thursday 16th February: Highlights of the Natural History Collection
An in-depth look at our animal specimens, including one of the oldest examples of taxidermy in the UK. Another highlight is the Manley collection of butterflies and moths.

Thursday 23rd Febuary: Highlights of the Art Collection
Spend some quality time in our main art store – one of the largest public art stores in Europe! Here you can enjoy works by famous artists including Auguste Renoir and Henry Raeburn as well as works by lesser-known artists, including works in our growing contemporary art collection.

Specialist Tours


Specialist tours taking a closer look at particular collections and are a great way to discover the treasures at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
Tours are free but booking in advance is essential.
2.30pm - 3.30pm

Tuesday 24th January: Toxic Tour: Poisonous Creatures
Tuesday 31st January: Geology Tour
Tuesday 7th February: An Hour with the Four: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and The Four
Tuesday 14th February: Art of the People: Folk Art of India
Tuesday 21st February: Global Plant Hunting: A tour of the plant collections
Tuesday 28th February: Looking at Locomotives

Additional Dates: 28 February 2017

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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