Clydebank Heritage Centre
About Clydebank Heritage Centre
A unique collection of information on the history and culture of Clydebank and surrounding area including the villages of Duntocher, Hardgate and Old Kilpatrick.
The industrial history of Clydebank and the Clydebank Blitz are particularly well represented in the collection with books, maps, pamphlets, reminiscences, photographs and newspapers.
We have a broad collection of genealogy resources for those researching their family history, we also provide free access to Ancestry Library Edition and sell vouchers for the popular Scotland's People website.
The heritage centre also features exhibitions reflecting the history of Clydebank and the surrounding area. These change regularly to explore local history collections, allowing the public access to historical documents, photographs and artefacts from West Dunbartonshire's collections.
The heritage centre houses the archives for the Clydebank area, the archive holdings date back to the mid 1800s and the founding of the Burgh.
The centre offers a wide range of titles on local history, with numerous local books and DVD's available for sale and for reference in the heritage centre.
We provide a research facility for those unable to visit the heritage centre, if you would like us to carry out research on your behalf, please use our enquiry form below, ensuring you supply any relevant information. The first half hour of research if free; thereafter we charge £15.00 per hour.
Local History Librarians
Local History Librarians are often available for people to drop-in, however it is always advisable to phone and book an appointment if you are making a special journey.
Upcoming Events at Clydebank Heritage Centre
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Come along to Bellahouston Park on Sunday 22nd July and watch as the skies are filled with kites at the Glasgow Kite Festival!
Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre for a fantastic three week FREE programme of children and family events over the Summer!
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park in July and August and includes performances from Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Pretenders and Jimmy Cliff!
BRICKLIVE – the UK’s biggest LEGO® fan event – will be returning to the SEC this summer with its biggest and best show to date!
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