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 June 2017 to 30 June 2017
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.

Behind the Scenes Tours


Find the amazing museum collection all stored away waiting to be discovered on this behind the scenes tour. Rooms full of objects covering art, natural history, technology, world cultures and much more. Discover this very special building for yourself on this behind the scenes tour.
Wednesdays & Fridays 2.30pm, Saturday & Sundays 11.30am
No need to book, please let us know if there are more than 4 in your group.

Thursday Themed Tours


These popular weekly tours take a closer look at particular collections at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
No need to book, please let us know if there are more than 4 in your group.
2.30pm - 3.30pm

1st June: A Glimpse into Nature
Discover some of the highlights of the natural history collection.

8th June: Art Highlights
See some of the highlights of the huge Art Collection housed at GMRC just waiting to be discovered.

15th June: A Trip around the World in 10 Objects
Discover objects from the collection from around the world.

22nd June: Refugees: Consequence of War
Refugees are the human calamity during international conflict. Join us to explore the work of several artists such as Marieanne Grant and Sebastiao Salgado.

29th June: A Glimpse into Nature
Discover some of the highlights of the natural history 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 6th June: Geology Collections
Tuesday 13th June: Natural History Explorers - part of Glasgow Science Festival
Tuesday 20th June: Legacy Of Empire: stories of the colonial experience
Tuesday 27th June: Discovering Glasgow's history - collections from the Provands Lordship Society

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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