Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums

About Glasgow Museums

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Glasgow Museums offer something for everyone. Whether you want to find out more about an artist, come with your class to see how we used to live, see the latest in contemporary art, or simply meet a friend for coffee, there is a museum for you!

Admission to all our museums is free, most have café facilities and a shop, and we warmly welcome children. A small entry charge may apply to some temporary exhibitions. The National Trust for Scotland manages Pollok House on behalf of Glasgow City Council and charges apply during summer months.

The museums opening times are 10.00am - 5.00pm, except Fridays and Sundays, when the museums are open from 11.00am - 5.00pm.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum, the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) and The Burrell Collection are open to the public daily.

Scotland Street School Museum, St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Provand's Lordship, Glasgow Museums Resource Centre and the People's Palace are closed to the public on Mondays however the Winter Gardens, adjacent to the People's Palace are open 7 days a week.

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Gallery of Modern Art

Gallery of Modern Art

Gallery of Modern Art Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow City Centre G1 3AH

Situated in the heart of the city, GoMA is Scotland's most visited modern art gallery displaying work that highlights the interests, influences and working methods of artists from around the world!
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Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

200 Woodhead Road, Glasgow South Side G53 7NN

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) is a purpose-built store for Glasgow Museums' collections when they're not on display in the venues.
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Kelvin Hall

Kelvin Hall

1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AW

Kelvin Hall stands on the banks of the River Kelvin opposite Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in the West End of Glasgow.
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AG

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is one of both Glasgow's and Scotland's most popular free attractions boasting an extensive collection of over 8000 objects displayed across 22 themed galleries!
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Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens

Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens

People's Palace and Winter Gardens Glasgow Green, Glasgow City Centre G40 1AT

The People’s Palace, set in historic Glasgow Green, tells the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the end of the 20th century.
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Provands Lordship

Provands Lordship

3 Castle Street, Glasgow City Centre G4 0RB

Step back in time and discover Glasgow's unique history with a visit to the oldest house in the city... The Provand's Lordship!
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Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow West End G3 8RS

Visit the Riverside Museum for FREE and experience the wonder of Glasgow's industrial heritage in this striking building designed by internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid.
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Scotland Street School Museum

Scotland Street School Museum

225 Scotland Street, Glasgow South Side G5 8QB

Scotland Street School Museum was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and offers a fascinating glimpse into schooldays of the past.
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St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow City Centre G4 0RH

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.
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The Burrell Collection

The Burrell Collection

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow South Side G43 1AT

Please note: The Burrell Collection is temporarily closed until 2020 for refurbishmentThe Burrell Collection is part of Glasgow Museums and is free to...
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Awestruck Art Gallery

Awestruck Art Gallery

75 Kilbowie Road, Clydebank G81 1BL

Awestruck Art Gallery is an independent Gallery just outside Glasgow which opens the public's eyes to a diverse range of art mediums including painting, photography and crafts.
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The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow City Centre G1 3NU

The Lighthouse, Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture, is a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue situated in the heart of Glasgow, just off the Style Mile.
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Who Art Thou

Who Art Thou

27 Old Dumbarton Road, Glasgow West End G3 8RD

Who Art Thou is an independent art studio and shop, dedicated to building a platform for local and emerging artists. Founded in November 2015 by resident...
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Hidden Lane Gallery

Hidden Lane Gallery

1081 Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8LZ

The Hidden Lane Gallery opened its doors for the first time in early November 2009. In the former hearse and limousine garage of the local funeral undertakers...
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Art Pistol

Art Pistol

5 Cresswell Lane, Glasgow West End G12 8AA

Art Pistol is the sort of Art Gallery that the internet, and Glasgow, needs - we hear you!
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M Gallery Glasgow

M Gallery Glasgow

7 Keith Street, Glasgow West End G11 6QQ

M Gallery Glasgow provides an exhibition space and a rich programme of workshops and events for all ages!
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Project Ability

Project Ability

Trongate 103 , Glasgow City Centre G1 5HD

Project Ability is a visual arts organisation which creates opportunities for people with disabilities and people with mental health issues to express themselves and achieve artistic excellence.
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The Pipe Factory

The Pipe Factory

42 Bain Street, Glasgow East End

The Pipe Factory is a space for art which is dedicated to the production and dissemination of artists work and ideas. We run a public visual arts and...
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Subversion Gallery

Subversion Gallery

4 Ruthven Mews 57 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow West End G12 9BG

Pop & urban art specialists, Subversion Gallery is based in Glasgow's lively West End & brings you the best in new, distinctive & exclusive works from the most exciting UK & International artists!
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Compass Gallery

Compass Gallery

178 West Regent Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 4RL

Compass Gallery, Glasgow's longest established Contemporary Art Gallery has built its longstanding reputation for supporting the careers of the newly...
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