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Weekday Wonders: Objects from the Kelvin Hall Collection

Come along to meet the Glasgow Life Museums Learning Team and examine the wide variety of wonderful objects in the Kelvin Hall kit and learn about the stories behind them.

Weekday Wonders: Objects from the Kelvin Hall Collection

About Weekday Wonders: Objects from the Kelvin Hall Collection

25th June 2024
12.15pm - 1.15pm
Kelvin Hall
1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AW
Free but booking required
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Our specially themed Kelvin Hall handling kit gives us a glimpse into the history of this iconic building and its surrounding areas.

Come along to meet the Glasgow Life Museums Learning Team and examine the wide variety of wonderful objects in the Kelvin Hall kit and learn about the stories behind them.

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