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Glasgow CathedralCastle 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…
Burrell Collection2060 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…
Glasgow Science Centre50 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…
Riverside Museum100 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.
Holmwood House61–63 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…
Tenement House145 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.
Pollok HousePollok 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…
Glasgow Botanic Gardens730 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…
The Street CafeThe National Piping Centre, 30–34 McPhater Street, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 0HW
Scotland Street School Museum225 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.
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow, G53 7NN
Glasgow Museums' amazing collections store is home to over a million objects, from animals to armour, fine art to fossils, covering natural history, transport and technology, world cultures and much, much more. This very special building is publicly…
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & MuseumArgyle 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.
Bridgeton Bus Garage76–-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.
The Scottish Football MuseumHampden 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…
Hunterian Museum & Art GalleryUniversity 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…
Auld Kirk MuseumCowgate, Kirkintilloch, G66 1AB
The National Piping Centre30–34 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.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh TrailGlasgow, 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…
House for an Art LoverBellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow, G41 5BW
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art2 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.
Hutchesons' Hall158 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EJ
People's Palace & Winter GardensGlasgow 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.
Provand's Lordship3 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.
TwecharKilsyth, Glasgow, G65 9JF
This country park on the north east side of the city has a full programme of ranger activities as well as numerous woodland paths and walkways. The visitor centre is open 9am–5pm every day of the year. Call for more details on the opening times of the…