St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art

The award-winning St Mungo Museum is a haven of tranquillity in a bustling city. This museum is named after Glasgow's patron saint, who brought the Christian faith to Scotland in the 6th century.

St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art

About St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow City Centre G4 0RH
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The building was built in 1989 in Scottish baronial style by Ian Begg. It was designed to reflect the architecture of the Bishops’ Castle, the site of which is occupied by the museum. Its galleries are full of displays, artefacts and stunning works of art. They explore the importance of religion in peoples’ lives across the world and across time.

The venue aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none, and offers something for everyone.

You can find out more about some of the world’s major religions, and the story of religion in the west of Scotland. Or you can relax in the museum café, which opens out into the first Zen garden in Britain.

St Mungo Museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and a variety of events, from family-friendly activities to talks relating to religion in Scotland today.

This museum sits across from Provand’s Lordship, which is the oldest house in Glasgow, and alongside the medieval Glasgow Cathedral. Why not take a trip to visit all three?

Upcoming Events at St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art

Mindful Mini Zen Gardens

Mindful Mini Zen Gardens

28th April 2018
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on April 28th for their Mindful Mini Zen Gardens event!
Mindful Craft Afternoon

Mindful Craft Afternoon

29th April 2018
Find time to still the mind, relax and reflect through simple mindfulness practices at St Mungo Museum's Mindful Craft Afternoon!
Faith to Faith

Faith to Faith

13th May 2018
Come along and listen to a variety of speakers from different cultural and religious backgrounds at St Mungo Museum's Faith to Faith series.
Mono Printing

Mono Printing

19th May 2018
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on May 19th and create your very own monoprint design
Buddha Day: Wesak

Buddha Day: Wesak

26th May 2018
Find out what Wesak (Buddha Day) is all about at St Mungo Museum on Saturday 26th May!
Creative Craft - Weekend Extravaganza!

Creative Craft - Weekend Extravaganza!

2nd June 2018 - 3rd June 2018
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on June 2nd or 3rd for their Weekender Craft Spectacular!
Faith to Faith

Faith to Faith

10th June 2018
Come along and listen to a variety of speakers from different cultural and religious backgrounds at St Mungo Museum's Faith to Faith series.
Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

16th June 2018
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on June 16 and make your own mini dragon boat!
Solstice Sun Catchers

Solstice Sun Catchers

23rd June 2018 - 24th June 2018
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on June 23rd or 24th and make your own Solstice Sun Catcher!
Faith to Faith

Faith to Faith

8th July 2018
Come along and listen to a variety of speakers from different cultural and religious backgrounds at St Mungo Museum's Faith to Faith series.
Faith to Faith

Faith to Faith

12th August 2018
Come along and listen to a variety of speakers from different cultural and religious backgrounds at St Mungo Museum's Faith to Faith series.

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