Museums within 5 miles of Glasgow
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Glasgow Science Centre1.9 miles 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features Scotland's first IMAX cinema with an 80 by 60ft screen, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for youngsters to learn about science and technology through…
People's Palace & Winter Gardens0.8 miles Glasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AT
Located on Glasgow Green, the Palace gives an insight into how the people of Glasgow lived from the 1750s to the late 20th century, while next door the Winter Gardens house exotic plants and a café.
Bridgeton Bus Garage1.3 miles 76–-136 Fordneuk Street, Glasgow, G40 3AH
Location of Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust. Storage and display of approximately 100 buses, coaches and commercial vehicles. Restoration facilities. Trust membership available.
Burrell Collection3.5 miles 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
In the heart of Pollok Country Park is this collection of art, including work by Degas, Rodin and Cézanne as well as ancient and medieval artefacts. It is named after shipping tycoon Sir William Burrell who amassed much of its collection of over 8000…
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail1.6 miles Glasgow, G20 7EL
Artist, architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Glasgow in 1868 and his legacy remains strikingly writ across the city's skyline, museums and galleries. Blending Scottish baronial influences with Art Nouveau motifs, the School of…
Glasgow Botanic Gardens2.0 miles 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE
A great place to relax in summer or take a brisk walk in winter, with a programme of events including stargazing, gardening talks and even theatre. Also look out for exotics and exhibitions in Kibble Palace Glasshouse and the vegetable, herb and flower…
Holmwood House3.6 miles 61–63 Netherlee Road, Cathcart, Glasgow, G44 3YG
This unique Villa has been described as Alexander 'Greek' Thomson's finest domestic design. It was built in 1857-8 for James Couper. Many rooms are richly ornamented in wood, plaster and marble. Thomson's original rich room decoration, based on themes…
Hutchesons' Hall0.2 miles 158 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EJ
Riverside Museum2.3 miles 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
A rebooted version of the Transport Museum housed in a cutting edge piece of architecture by Zaha Hadid. The recently acquired South African locomotive is the largest exhibit in the Glasgow Museums’ collection.
Scotland Street School Museum1.4 miles 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8QB
Another wonderful building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the museum details the history of the country’s education system from the time of Queen Victoria right through to the swinging 60s.
The Children's Garden2.0 miles The Children's Garden 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE Scotland
Glasgow Cathedral0.5 miles Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ Scotland
A stone-built church has stood on this site since 1136 and the lower church contains the shrine of St Mungo, who died around 612; however most of the present building dates from the 13th or 15th centuries, the most notable exception being the…
House for an Art Lover2.8 miles Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow, G41 5BW
Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery1.8 miles University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Scotland’s oldest public museum, founded in 1807, houses collections relating to science, medicine, archaeology, geology and more, as well as art by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (including The Mackintosh House – the reassembled interior of his home) and…
Kelvin Street Cinema1.9 miles Museum of Transport Kelvin Hall 1 Bunhouse Road, Glasgow, G3 8DP Scotland
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum1.8 miles Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
Twenty-two collections and over 8000 artefacts, from natural history, armour and weaponry to art from many different eras and touring exhibitions, all housed in a grand red sandstone building on the banks of the River Kelvin.
The National Piping Centre0.5 miles 30–34 McPhater Street, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 OHW
Home to the Museum of Piping, as well as teaching facilities, rehearsal rooms, a reference library, shop, food and accommodation.
Pollok House3.5 miles Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
One of the most elegant 18th century buildings in the country, this historic house features one of the best collections of Spanish art in the UK from the collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell. From April until the end of October the house comes to…
Provand's Lordship0.4 miles 3 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH
The oldest house in Glasgow, and one of only four surviving medieval buildings, now restored to its 17th-century finest. There is also a medicinal garden with the intriguing Tontine Faces stone masks.
The Scottish Football Museum2.6 miles Hampden Park, Letherby Drive, Mount Florida, Glasgow, G42 9BA
Glasgow is a football city and this proudly maintained shrine is located at Hampden, Scotland's national stadium, which is located two miles due south of the city centre. Scotland was as important as any nation in establishing the modern sport…
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art0.4 miles 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH
Situated across the road from the Provand’s Lordship, this museum holds artwork and historical artefacts exploring the role of religion in people’s lives, promoting understanding and respect between faiths.
The Street Cafe0.5 miles The National Piping Centre, 30–34 McPhater Street, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 0HW
Tenement House0.9 miles 145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow, G3 6QN
The Tenement House is a typical Victorian tenement flat of 1892, which retains all its original fittings, such as gas lamps and the splendid kitchen range. Take a nostalgic step back in time! Exhibition on tenement life.