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.

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Upcoming Events at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

Selected dates between 21st July 2020 - 25th August 2020

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

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 31st August 2020

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!
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Tea and Tour Tuesdays

Tea and Tour Tuesdays

Selected dates between 4th August 2020

Explore a different theme and a new museum each month at one of Glasgow Museums' Tea and Tour Tuesdays!
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GMRC Themed Tours

GMRC Themed Tours

Selected dates between 13th August 2020 - 27th August 2020

Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a themed tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
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