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

Dream Catchers and Storytelling Mobiles

Dream Catchers and Storytelling Mobiles

17th July 2018 - 20th July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and have a go at making your own Native American dream catcher!
Creatures of Myth and Legend

Creatures of Myth and Legend

22nd July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the holidays and make your own creation inspired by myth and legend!
Creatures of Myth and Legend

Creatures of Myth and Legend

24th July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the holidays and make your own creation inspired by myth and legend!
Creatures of Myth and Legend

Creatures of Myth and Legend

25th July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the holidays and make your own creation inspired by myth and legend!
Creatures of Myth and Legend

Creatures of Myth and Legend

26th July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the holidays and make your own creation inspired by myth and legend!
The Art of Recycling!

The Art of Recycling!

28th July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and and recycle old materials into beautiful objects to take home!
The Art of Recycling!

The Art of Recycling!

29th July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and and recycle old materials into beautiful objects to take home!
The Art of Recycling!

The Art of Recycling!

31st July 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and and recycle old materials into beautiful objects to take home!
The Art of Recycling!

The Art of Recycling!

1st August 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and and recycle old materials into beautiful objects to take home!
The Art of Recycling!

The Art of Recycling!

2nd August 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in during the Summer holidays and and recycle old materials into beautiful objects to take home!
Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

4th August 2018
Explore the fascinating garden at the Provand's Lordship then handle real museum examples of creepy crawlies and make your very own creature feature!
Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

5th August 2018
Explore the fascinating garden at the Provand's Lordship then handle real museum examples of creepy crawlies and make your very own creature feature!
Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

7th August 2018
Explore the fascinating garden at the Provand's Lordship then handle real museum examples of creepy crawlies and make your very own creature feature!
Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

Provand’s Lordship Garden Safari

9th August 2018
Explore the fascinating garden at the Provand's Lordship then handle real museum examples of creepy crawlies and make your very own creature feature!
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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