Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) is a purpose-built store for Glasgow Museums' collections when they're not on display in the venues.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

About Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

200 Woodhead Road, Glasgow South Side G53 7NN
01412769300
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It's a vast building with rooms full of fantastic objects, from animals to armour, fine art to fossils, and much, much more. The main collections stored here are Archaeology, Art and Painting, Arms and Armour, Natural History, Transport and Technology and World Cultures.

The 17 purpose-built and environmentally controlled storage ‘pods’ house around 1.4 million objects. In most museums a tiny proportion of objects are on display and museum stores are rarely accessible to the public. Glasgow is not the only city to have a store like this, but our store is exceptional. For one thing, it is the store for one of the finest museum collections in Europe. GMRC is different – you can explore this very special building and its’ collections through a wide range of tours, talks and activities for all ages, including school visits and events for families with children.

It is FREE to visit GMRC, but all visits must be booked in advance.

Upcoming Events at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

17th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

18th August 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

18th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

19th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

20th August 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

21st August 2018
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

22nd August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
GMRC Themed Tours

GMRC Themed Tours

23rd August 2018
Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a themed tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

24th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

25th August 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

25th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Creative Sundays

Creative Sundays

26th August 2018
Creative Sundays are one-day craft workshops for adults held throughout the year at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

26th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

27th August 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

28th August 2018
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

29th August 2018
Wee Creatives are regular playful sessions for under 2s at Glasgow Museum Resource Centre... Explore! Create! Play! Fun!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

29th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
GMRC Themed Tours

GMRC Themed Tours

30th August 2018
Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a themed tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
Meet Me: Age Friendly Tour and Object Handling

Meet Me: Age Friendly Tour and Object Handling

31st August 2018
Join this friendly and accessible short tour around the museum stores at GMRC, share memories and reminisce!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

31st August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

1st September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

3rd September 2018
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

7th September 2018
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

8th September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

22nd September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

26th September 2018
Wee Creatives are regular playful sessions for under 2s at Glasgow Museum Resource Centre... Explore! Create! Play! Fun!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

29th September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!

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