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
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre Website
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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

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

18th June 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

19th June 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

20th June 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

21st June 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

22nd June 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

23rd June 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

23rd June 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

24th June 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

25th June 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

26th June 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

27th June 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

27th June 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

28th June 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

29th June 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!
Meet Me: Age Friendly Tour and Object Handling

Meet Me: Age Friendly Tour and Object Handling

29th June 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

30th June 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

30th June 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

1st July 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

2nd July 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

2nd July 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!
Rock n’ Fun

Rock n’ Fun

3rd July 2018
Come along to GMRC this Summer and learn all about the amazing world of other fossil animals and plants!
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

3rd July 2018
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Rock n’ Fun

Rock n’ Fun

4th July 2018
Come along to GMRC this Summer and learn all about the amazing world of other fossil animals and plants!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

4th July 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!
Rock n’ Fun

Rock n’ Fun

5th July 2018
Come along to GMRC this Summer and learn all about the amazing world of other fossil animals and plants!
GMRC Themed Tours

GMRC Themed Tours

5th July 2018
Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a themed tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

6th July 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!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

6th July 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

7th July 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!
Rock n’ Fun

Rock n’ Fun

7th July 2018
Come along to GMRC this Summer and learn all about the amazing world of other fossil animals and plants!
Creative Sundays

Creative Sundays

8th July 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

8th July 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

9th July 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

10th July 2018
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Circus Magical Skills

Circus Magical Skills

10th July 2018
GMRC hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along and celebrate the wonders of the circus by making your own masks and puppets!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

11th July 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!
Circus Magical Skills

Circus Magical Skills

11th July 2018
GMRC hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along and celebrate the wonders of the circus by making your own masks and puppets!
Circus Magical Skills

Circus Magical Skills

12th July 2018
GMRC hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along and celebrate the wonders of the circus by making your own masks and puppets!
GMRC Themed Tours

GMRC Themed Tours

12th July 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

13th July 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!
Circus Magical Skills

Circus Magical Skills

14th July 2018
GMRC hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along and celebrate the wonders of the circus by making your own masks and puppets!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

14th July 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

15th July 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!
Sketch & Destress

Sketch & Destress

15th July 2018
Looking for ways to feel calmer, happier? Join GMRC for one of their regular Sketch & Destress workshops!
Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

16th July 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

17th July 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

18th July 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

19th July 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

20th July 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

21st July 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

22nd July 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

23rd July 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

24th July 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

25th July 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

26th July 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

27th July 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!
Meet Me: Age Friendly Tour and Object Handling

Meet Me: Age Friendly Tour and Object Handling

27th July 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

28th July 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

29th July 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

30th July 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

31st July 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

1st 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

2nd August 2018
Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a themed tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

3rd August 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!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

3rd 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

4th 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!
Sketch & Destress

Sketch & Destress

5th August 2018
Looking for ways to feel calmer, happier? Join GMRC for one of their regular Sketch & Destress workshops!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

5th 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!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

6th August 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!
Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

6th 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

7th 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

8th 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

9th 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

10th 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

11th 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

12th 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

13th 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

14th 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

15th 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

16th 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

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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!

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