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The Burrell Collection

Housed in its purpose-built home surrounded by beautiful parkland, The Burrell Collections is ranked amongst the most significant civic museum collections in the UK!

The Burrell Collection

About The Burrell Collection

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow South Side G43 1AT
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The Burrell Collection is part of Glasgow Museums and is free to visit.

Visit The Burrell Collection to see an astonishing range of beautiful objects from around the world. The collection is named after its donor, the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell. It’s one of the greatest collections ever created by one person, comprising over 8000 objects.

In the heart of Pollok Country Park, this award-winning building houses a unique collection in a beautiful woodland setting.

The Burrell Collection displays range from work by major artists including Rodin, Degas and Cézanne, to important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, Ancient Civilizations and more.

The Burrell Collection regularly hosts temporary exhibitions, and runs an extensive programme of events and activities for both adults and families with children.

Upcoming Events at The Burrell Collection

Burrell Bites

Selected dates between 10th January 2024 - 18th December 2024

Enjoy a specially curated talk about the history and context of a new object(s) from the Burrell Collection each week, delivered by Curators, Gallery Assistants, Volunteer Guides and more!

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Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

Selected dates between 11th January 2024 - 19th December 2024

Join the Burrell Collection's expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours.

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Discover! Weekend Sessions

Selected dates between 10th February 2024 - 29th December 2024

Join The Burrell Collection each weekend for a free drop in family session where you can get hands on and find out more about the collection through crafts, music and object handling!

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Mini Museum Explorers at The Burrell Collection

Selected dates between 21st March 2024 - 19th December 2024

Do you know an intrepid explorer who would love to get involved with a mix of structured and free play? Join The Burrell Collection for their Mini Museum Explorers sessions!

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Discovering Degas: Collecting in the Age of William Burrell

24th May 2024 - 30th September 2024

The Burrell Collection will host an international exhibition celebrating one of the most-loved Impressionist artists, Edgar Degas, between 24th May and 30th September.

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Tea Green Summer Market: The Burrell Collection

3rd August 2024 - 4th August 2024

Join Tea Green at The Burrell Collection for an unmissable summer market on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August!

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Glasgow Walk to Beat Blood Cancer

1st September 2024

Walk in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a life saved on the annual Glasgow Branch Walk to Beat Blood Cancer on Sunday 1st September!

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