Museums

Museums don't have to be dull and dusty! Find one that appeals to you and yours in our Glasgow listings below, and go check it out...

Auld Kirk Museum

Auld Kirk Museum

Auld Kirk Museum Cowgate, Kirkintilloch G66 1HN
The Auld Kirk Museum is located on one of the oldest sites in Kirkintilloch. The museum houses a rich collection of objects of local, national and international...
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Clydebank Heritage Centre

Clydebank Heritage Centre

Clydebank Heritage Centre Dumbarton Road, Clydebank G81 1XH
A unique collection of information on the history and culture of Clydebank and surrounding area including the villages of Duntocher, Hardgate and Old...
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Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery

Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery

Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery Dumbarton Road, Clydebank G81 1UE
Clydebank Museum opened in 1980 in Clydebank Town Hall. It was originally operated by volunteers drawn from the local communities that had lobbied for...
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Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle and Country Park , Maybole KA19 8LE
With a dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history & beautiful surrounds, Culzean Castle is one of Scotland's best days out!
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1st Dec Culzean Country Market
2nd Dec Culzean Country Market
Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life & Costume

Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life & Costume

Dalgarven Mill Dalgarven, Kilwinning KA13 6PL
Dalgarven Mill is a treasure trove, created in a group of outstanding historical industrial buildings in a beautiful rural location in Ayrshire.No longer...
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Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park Dean Road, Kilmarnock KA3 1XB
Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family. The country park, covering over 200 acres, is nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock...
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Dumbarton Castle

Dumbarton Castle

Dumbarton Castle , Dumbarton G82 1JJ
Impressively situated on a volcanic rock overlooking the Firth of Clyde, Dumbarton Castle was an important royal refuge in the Middle Ages.
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Fairfield Heritage Centre

Fairfield Heritage Centre

1030-1048 Govan Road, Glasgow South Side G51 4QU
For 100 years Govan was the centre of shipbuilding on the Clyde. Here some of the finest, most luxurious liners, steamships and naval vessels were designed...
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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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24th Nov GoMA Guided Tours
24th Nov Saturday Art Club
25th Nov GoMA Guided Tours
25th Nov Let’s Talk About Art
27th Nov Staff Picks
29th Nov Songwriters’ Session and Open Mic
1st Dec GoMA Guided Tours
1st Dec Saturday Art Club
2nd Dec GoMA Guided Tours
4th Dec Staff Picks
8th Dec GoMA Guided Tours
8th Dec Saturday Art Club
9th Dec GoMA Guided Tours
11th Dec Staff Picks
15th Dec GoMA Guided Tours
15th Dec Saturday Art Club
16th Dec GoMA Guided Tours
18th Dec Staff Picks
22nd Dec Saturday Art Club
22nd Dec GoMA Guided Tours
23rd Dec GoMA Guided Tours
29th Dec GoMA Guided Tours
30th Dec GoMA Guided Tours
5th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
6th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
8th Jan Staff Picks
12th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
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15th Jan Staff Picks
19th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
20th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
22nd Jan Staff Picks
26th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
27th Jan Let’s Talk About Art
27th Jan GoMA Guided Tours
29th Jan Staff Picks
31st Jan Songwriters’ Session and Open Mic
2nd Feb GoMA Guided Tours
3rd Feb GoMA Guided Tours
5th Feb Staff Picks
9th Feb GoMA Guided Tours
10th Feb GoMA Guided Tours
12th Feb Staff Picks
16th Feb GoMA Guided Tours
17th Feb GoMA Guided Tours
19th Feb Staff Picks
23rd Feb GoMA Guided Tours
24th Feb GoMA Guided Tours
24th Feb Let’s Talk About Art
26th Feb Staff Picks
28th Feb Songwriters’ Session and Open Mic
Garrison House

Garrison House

Garrison House Glasgow Street, Millport KA28 0DJ
Fully restored to its former glory in 2008, Garrison House now boasts the local NHS Medical Centre, a state of the art Library, the Museum of the Cumbraes...
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Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums

, Various Locations Glasgow
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...
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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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21st Nov Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
22nd Nov GMRC Themed Tours
23rd Nov Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
24th Nov Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme
24th Nov Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
25th Nov Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
26th Nov Macmillan Arts & Craft Group
27th Nov Special Interest Tours
28th Nov Wee Creatives
28th Nov Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
30th Nov Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
1st Dec Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme
1st Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
2nd Dec Sketch & Destress
2nd Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
3rd Dec Mini Store Hunters
4th Dec Special Interest Tours
5th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
6th Dec GMRC Themed Tours
7th Dec Mini Store Hunters
7th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
8th Dec Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme
8th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
9th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
9th Dec Creative Sundays
11th Dec Special Interest Tours
12th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
13th Dec GMRC Themed Tours
14th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
15th Dec Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme
15th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
16th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
19th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
19th Dec Wee Creatives
20th Dec GMRC Themed Tours
21st Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
22nd Dec Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme
22nd Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
23rd Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
26th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
28th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
29th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
30th Dec Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
2nd Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
4th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
5th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
6th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
9th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
10th Jan GMRC Themed Tours
11th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
12th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
13th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
15th Jan Special Interest Tours
16th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
17th Jan GMRC Themed Tours
18th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
19th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
20th Jan Creative Sundays
20th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
22nd Jan Special Interest Tours
23rd Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
25th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
26th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
27th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
27th Jan Sketch & Destress
28th Jan Macmillan Arts & Craft Group
29th Jan Special Interest Tours
30th Jan Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
31st Jan GMRC Themed Tours
1st Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
2nd Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
3rd Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
5th Feb Special Interest Tours
6th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
7th Feb GMRC Themed Tours
8th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
9th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
10th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
12th Feb Special Interest Tours
13th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
14th Feb GMRC Themed Tours
15th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
16th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
17th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
17th Feb Sketch & Destress
19th Feb Special Interest Tours
20th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
22nd Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
23rd Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
24th Feb Creative Sundays
24th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
25th Feb Macmillan Arts & Craft Group
26th Feb Special Interest Tours
27th Feb Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust

Bridgeton Bus Garage 76-136 Fordneuk Street, Glasgow East End G40 3AH
Based in the former Bridgeton Bus Garage, The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust is now well established as a heritage centre for buses and commercial vehicles!
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House for an Art Lover

House for an Art Lover

Bellahouston Park Dumbreck Road, Glasgow South Side G41 5BW
Designed by famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover is a truly unique venue and one of Glasgow's architectural gems!
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2nd Dec House for an Art Lover Christmas Fayre
20th Jan Pollok House Arts Society presents The Mirror Visions Ensemble
26th Jan Saturday Art School
31st Jan Drawing & Painting Studio
6th Feb Drawing and Painting: Developing Practice
10th Mar Pollok House Arts Society presents Savitri Grier, Violin and Richard Uttley, Piano
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

University Avenue, Glasgow West End G12 0RG
The Hunterian is Scotland’s oldest public museum and home to over a million magnificent items ranging from meteorites to mummies and Mackintosh. Within...
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21st Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
22nd Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
23rd Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
27th Nov Insight Talks at the Hunterian
27th Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
28th Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
29th Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
30th Nov Tours of The Mackintosh House
1st Dec Night at the Museum
4th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
4th Dec Insight Talks at the Hunterian
5th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
6th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
7th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
11th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
11th Dec Insight Talks at the Hunterian
12th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
13th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
14th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
18th Dec Insight Talks at the Hunterian
18th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
19th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
20th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
21st Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
25th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
25th Dec Insight Talks at the Hunterian
26th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
27th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
28th Dec Tours of The Mackintosh House
Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail Church Square, Inveraray PA32 8TX
Inveraray Jail is a living museum and top Scottish visitor attraction where real people portray life in a 19th century prison. Interact with costumed...
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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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22nd Nov Kelvin Hall Building Tours
24th Nov Kelvin Hall Building Tours
25th Nov Kelvin Hall Building Tours
27th Nov Kelvin Hall Building Tours
29th Nov Kelvin Hall Building Tours
30th Nov Manager’s Tour and Demonstration
30th Nov Aerial Edge Presents: Ghosts
1st Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
2nd Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
4th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
6th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
8th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
9th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
11th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
13th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
15th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
16th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
18th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
20th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
22nd Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
23rd Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
25th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
27th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
29th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
30th Dec Kelvin Hall Building Tours
1st Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
3rd Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
5th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
6th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
8th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
10th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
12th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
13th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
15th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
17th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
19th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
20th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
22nd Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
24th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
25th Jan Manager’s Tour and Demonstration
26th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
27th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
29th Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
31st Jan Kelvin Hall Building Tours
2nd Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
3rd Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
5th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
7th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
9th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
10th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
12th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
14th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
16th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
17th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
19th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
21st Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
22nd Feb Manager’s Tour and Demonstration
23rd Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
24th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
26th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
28th Feb Kelvin Hall Building Tours
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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23rd Nov Toddler Time at Kelvingrove
24th Nov - 25th Nov Beautiful Beasts
24th Nov The RSPB at Kelvingrove
25th Nov The RSPB at Kelvingrove
27th Nov Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB
30th Nov Toddler Time at Kelvingrove
1st Dec Ian Mathieson Memorial Lecture: Saqqara - Secrets in the Sand
1st Dec The RSPB at Kelvingrove
2nd Dec The RSPB at Kelvingrove
4th Dec Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB
7th Dec Toddler Time at Kelvingrove
8th Dec The RSPB at Kelvingrove
9th Dec The RSPB at Kelvingrove
11th Dec Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB
14th Dec Toddler Time at Kelvingrove
15th Dec The RSPB at Kelvingrove
16th Dec The RSPB at Kelvingrove
18th Dec Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB
21st Dec Toddler Time at Kelvingrove
28th Dec Toddler Time at Kelvingrove
19th Feb - 5th May Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
22nd May - 5th May Dippy On Tour: Glasgow
Mackintosh Queens Cross

Mackintosh Queens Cross

Queens Cross Garscube Road, Glasgow West End G20 7EL
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems. The only church in the world designed by the great Scottish architect, designer and artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
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21st Nov Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays
28th Nov Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays
5th Dec Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays
14th Dec Les Sirènes Female Chamber Choir Christmas Concert
20th Jan Judy Collins
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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24th Nov - 2nd Dec 3Ls Art Club Exhibition and Sale
25th Nov Drawing Group - Inside The People’s Palace
Pollok House

Pollok House

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow South Side G43 1AT
A grand country house near Glasgow city centre, Pollok House is Scotland’s answer to Downton Abbey and gives a real taste of upstairs/downstairs life in the 1930s!
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24th Nov A Celebration Of Romantic Music at Pollok House
1st Dec Season’s Gifts Herbal Workshop at Pollok House
1st Dec - 24th Dec Mrs Claus at Pollok House
8th Dec - 9th Dec Christmas Craft & Makers Fair
14th Dec Festive Ceilidh and Feast at Pollok House
15th Dec Fizzgig Theatre Company presents Aladdin
16th Dec Breakfast with Mrs Claus at Pollok House
21st Dec Mrs Claus’ Christmas Party
31st Dec Pollok House Hogmanay Gala Ceilidh
2nd Feb Murder Mystery at Pollok House
27th Apr Ghost Hunt Experience
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, which was built in 1471...
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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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25th Nov NEW! Wee Adventurers on the Move
26th Nov Tram Man Tours
29th Nov Hands On at Riverside
1st Dec - 2nd Dec Santa Bungee 2018
1st Dec - 2nd Dec Riverside Christmas Festival
13th Dec Hands On at Riverside
14th Dec - 16th Dec Christmas Drive-In Movies
10th Jan Hands On at Riverside
24th Jan Hands On at Riverside
7th Feb Hands On at Riverside
21st Feb Hands On at Riverside
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Murdochs Loan Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ
Set in 10 acres of Burns' beloved Alloway countryside, the museum provides a unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son!
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21st Nov Wednesday Highlight Talks
28th Nov Wednesday Highlight Talks
5th Dec Wednesday Highlight Talks
12th Dec Wednesday Highlight Talks
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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30th Dec Horrible Heedie Tours
Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine

Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine

Scottish Maritime Museum Harbour Road, Irvine KA12 8QE
The Scottish Maritime Museum is a four-star tourist attraction based in the west of Scotland, with sites in Irvine and Dumbarton.
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16th Feb The RIP Scottish Maritime Museum Paranormal Investigation
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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Tenement House

Tenement House

145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow West End G3 6QN
The National Trust for Scotland's Tenement House provides a rare glimpse into life in Glasgow in the early 20th century, in this faithfully restored four-room house!
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23rd Nov - 25th Nov Tenement House Winter Opening
15th Dec - 16th Dec Special Christmas Opening
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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The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock KA1 3BU
Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south-west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries space in Ayrshire!
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The Glasgow School of Art

The Glasgow School of Art

The Glasgow School of Art Renfrew Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 6RF
Mackintosh's 'masterwork' The Glasgow School of Art, built 1897-1909, bookends his architectural career. Heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts style...
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The Govan Stones Project

The Govan Stones Project

Govan Old Church Govan Road, Glasgow South Side G51 3UU
Discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9th-11th centuries to commemorate the power of those who ruled the Kingdom of Strathclyde...
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The Hampden Experience

The Hampden Experience

Hampden Park , Glasgow South Side G42 9BA
See more than 2500 exhibits in 14 galleries, walk amongst Scotland's footballing legends in the Hall Of Fame and take the Stadium tour at The Hampden...
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The Hill House

The Hill House

The Hill House Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh G84 9AJ
High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation...
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The National Piping Centre

The National Piping Centre

30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow City Centre G4 0HW
The National Piping Centre, Glasgow was created in 1996, as the world centre for excellence in the promotion and study of the Great Highland Bagpipe.
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2nd Dec Sing Along With Santa
2nd Dec Santa’s Piping Hot Party
16th Dec Santa’s Piping Hot Party
16th Dec Sing Along With Santa
20th Dec Christmas Ceilidh
23rd Dec Christmas Family Ceilidh
29th Dec - 30th Dec The Wee Hogmanay Party
31st Dec Hogmanay Hootenanny

Museums in East Renfrewshire

Museums in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Almond Valley Heritage Centre

Almond Valley Heritage Centre

Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston EH54 7AR
There are many things to enjoy and discover here at Almond Valley. For your little ones there are tractor rides, soft play areas, interactive activities...
Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle Craigmillar Castle Road, Edinburgh South EH16 4SY
Craigmillar is one of Scotland’s most perfectly preserved castles. It began as a simple tower-house residence. Gradually, over time, it developed into...
Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

NA High Street, Dunbar EH42 1ER
With its distinctive witch’s hat tower and its bell, clock and sun dials, the Town House has been the focus of town life since the 16th century. Our...
Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG
Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland's capital city from its great rock. Its story has helped shape the nation's story.Battles and sieges were fought over...
Gladstones Land

Gladstones Land

477b Lawnmarket, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NT
The house of wealthy merchant and landlord Thomas Gledstanes showcases high-rise living, 17th-century style, at the beating heart of Edinburgh's historic...
John Gray Centre

John Gray Centre

15 Lodge Street, Haddington EH41 3DX
The John Gray Centre brings together East Lothian Council’s Archaeology, Museum, Archive and Local History Services, alongside Haddington’s branch...
John Knox House

John Knox House

43 - 45 High Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1SR
Walk in the footsteps of its famous inhabitants and hear the drama unfold in every room. Look out for the tricks and traps to fool intruders; hunt for...
Lauriston Castle

Lauriston Castle

2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh West EH4 6AD
When you step inside Lauriston Castle, you see it just as it was in 1926, when it was left to the nation by the last private owner, Mrs Reid.The Castle...
Military Museum Scotland

Military Museum Scotland

Legion Hall Louis Braille Avenue, Wilkieston , Kirknewton EH27 8EJ
A visit to Military Museum Scotland is a fantastic way to spend a few hours.Come and learn about the Scottish involvement in the British military from...
Museum Collections Centre

Museum Collections Centre

10 Broughton Market, Edinburgh New Town EH3 6NU
The Museums Collections Centre is an amazing treasure trove of objects spanning a wide range of subjects.Visitors taking one of our tours can view the...
Museum of Childhood Edinburgh

Museum of Childhood Edinburgh

42 High Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1TG
The Museum of Childhood has a place in the hearts of millions. The first museum in the world dedicated to the history of childhood, it displays toys and...
Museum of Edinburgh

Museum of Edinburgh

142 Canongate Royal Mile, High Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH8 8DD
No day out on the Royal Mile is complete without a visit to the Museum of Edinburgh, where the City’s past is brought vividly to life.Visit the Museum...
Museum on the Mound

Museum on the Mound

Museum on the Mound The Mound,, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1YZ
Opened in 2006, this fascinating museum takes a fresh look at money – and much, much more. Art & design, technology, crime, trade and security – all...
National Mining Museum Scotland

National Mining Museum Scotland

Lady Victoria Colliery Newtongrange, Dalkeith EH22 4QN
Welcome to National Mining Museum Scotland, a 5 Star visitor attraction and winner of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions "Best Visitor Experience...
National Museum of Flight Scotland

National Museum of Flight Scotland

NA East Fortune Airfield, NA EH39 5LF
Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield as you explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day. Climb on...
National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1JF
Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National...
National War Museum

National War Museum

Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG
The National War Museum is housed in Edinburgh, and forms part of National Museums Scotland. It is located within Edinburgh Castle, and admission is included...
Prestongrange Museum

Prestongrange Museum

NA Morrisons Haven, Prestonpans EH32 9RX
For centuries Prestongrange was a place of intense industrial activity. A harbour, glass works, pottery, colliery and brickworks have all left their...
Queensferry Museum

Queensferry Museum

53 High Street , South Queensferry EH30 9HP
Queensferry museum showcases the past and traditions of historic Queensferry and neighbouring Dalmeny. The museum has stunning views out onto the Firth...
Scott Monument

Scott Monument

Scott Monument East Princes Street Gardens , Edinburgh Old Town EH2 2EJ
The Scott Monument is the largest monument to a writer in the world. It commemorates Sir Walter Scott.There are 287 steps to the top of the Scott Monument...
St Cecilias Hall

St Cecilias Hall

St Cecilia’s Hall Niddry Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1NQ
The beautiful, elliptical St Cecilia's Hall dates back to 1763, making it the oldest purpose-built concert hall in Scotland.Designed by Robert Mylne for...
Surgeons Hall Museums

Surgeons Hall Museums

Surgeons Hall Museums Nicolson Street, Edinburgh South EH8 9DW
The award winning Museums are open to the public, 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm and are home to one of the largest and most historic pathology collections...
The Georgian House

The Georgian House

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh New Town EH2 4DR
The north side of Charlotte Square is Robert Adam's masterpiece of urban architecture. The Georgian House, with its elegant furnished interior, is located...
The Peoples Story Museum

The Peoples Story Museum

163 Canongate , Edinburgh Old Town EH8 8BN
The People’s Story explores the lives of Edinburgh’s ordinary people. From work to home, healthcare to social activities, people of the past are brough...
The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia Ocean Drive, Leith EH6 6JJ
Visit the UK's no.1 attraction (TripAdvisor). The Royal Yacht Britannia was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing...
The Writers Museum

The Writers Museum

Lawnmarket Lady Stair's Close , Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2PA
The Writers’ Museum celebrates the lives of three great Scottish writers – Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.Visitors can...

Museums in Fife

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Moodie Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PL
Come along and experience life in 19th century Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions. Discover how Andrew...
British Golf Museum

British Golf Museum

British Golf Museum Bruce Embankment , St Andrews KY16 9AB
Welcome to the British Golf Museum. From the 16th century to the present day, the whole history of the great game is explored under one roof. Discover...
Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

1-7 Abbot Street , Dunfermline KY12 7 N
Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G) - a new museum, gallery spaces, cafe, shop and reading rooms all adjoining the world's 1st Carnegie Library...
Fife Folk Museum

Fife Folk Museum

High Street Ceres, Cupar KY15 5NF
A window on Fife’s past, Fife Folk Museum in the village of Ceres,offers an interesting and entertaining day out for all the family with activities...
Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy KY1 1YG
Come and explore Kirkcaldy's cultural hub.Kirkcaldy Galleries offers visitors a library, museum, art gallery, local & family history room, cafe, gift...
Methil Heritage Centre

Methil Heritage Centre

272 High Street, Methil KY8 3EQ
A popular community museum with a permanent display about the Levenmouth area.Come and enjoy our programme of exhibitions, tea room and museum shop which...
Museum Of Communication

Museum Of Communication

131 High Street , Burntisland KY3 9AA
The Museum has a major collection — over 40 tonnes — of artefacts covering electrostatics, telegraphy, telephony, audio, radio, television and video...
Scottish Fisheries Museum

Scottish Fisheries Museum

St Ayles Harbourhead, Anstruther KY10 3AB
Our principal aim, in all of our efforts with regard to the displays in our extensive museum and our many educational and research activities, is to excite...
St Andrews Museum

St Andrews Museum

Kinburn Park Doubledykes Road, St Andrews KY16 9DP
It’s all going ON at St Andrews Museum - a stunning Victorian mansion nestled in the grounds of Kilnburn Park. We have a lively series of temporary...

Museums in Lanarkshire

Airdrie Observatory

Airdrie Observatory

Within Airdrie Library Wellwynd, Airdrie ML6 0AG
One of only four observatories operating in the UK, Airdrie Observatory is of historical and scientific interest for both adults and children alike.Located...
Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

156 Biggar High Street, Biggar ML12 6DH
Biggar Museum Trust aims to collect, store, preserve and record Biggar and Upper Clydesdale’s rich archaeological, social and historic heritage. The...
Biggar Albion Museum

Biggar Albion Museum

Biggar Albion Museum North Back Road, Biggar
The Albion Museum sits back from North Back Road, Biggar and houses vehicles of Albion Motors, a commercial vehicle manufacturing firm started in 1899...
Biggar Gasworks Museum

Biggar Gasworks Museum

Biggar Gasworks Museum Gas Works Road, Biggar ML12 6BZ
For upwards of 130 years – from 1839 to 1973 – Biggar Gasworks made coal-gas for the town and surrounding district. It was one of the first small-...
Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park Fernegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE
Chatelherault was built on 1732 by the Scottish architect William Adam as a hunting lodge for the Dukes and Duchess's of Hamilton.Chatelherault is available...
David Livingstone Centre

David Livingstone Centre

165 Station Road, Blantyre G72 9BY
There are storeys of stories about David Livingstone, the famous Scottish explorer and missionary, in this birthplace museum of his life and work. Housed...
Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ
Low Parks Museum in Hamilton is a 5-star museum under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, situated in the former Low Parks of the Duke of Hamilton's estates...
National Museum of Rural Life

National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside Philipshill Road, East Kilbride G76 9HR
The nine million pound project comprises a museum and visitor centre, the Georgian farm buildings of Wester Kittochside, the species-rich fields around...
New Lanark World Heritage Site

New Lanark World Heritage Site

New Lanark World Heritage Site New Lanark Mills, Lanark M11 9DB
Attractions in the village include the New Lanark Mill Hotel and New Lanark Visitor Centre, one of Scotland's top attractions, welcoming around 350,000...
Shotts Heritage Centre

Shotts Heritage Centre

Located within Shotts Library Benhar Road, Shotts ML7 5EN
Shotts Heritage Centre is within the town library. Displays focus on the area’s strong 17th century covenanting heritage and the rise and fall of local...
Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life Heritage Way, Coatbridge ML5 1QD
Summerlee's 22 acres are based around the site of the 19th Century Summerlee Ironworks, a fore-runner in the use of the innovative hot-blast iron smelting...
The Museum of Lead Mining

The Museum of Lead Mining

The Museum of Lead Mining , Wanlockhead ML12 6UT
Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead Village is unique, being the only museum dedicated to lead mining in Scotland. We do guided tours of our Lead mine,...

Museums in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Coats Observatory

Coats Observatory

49 Oakshaw Street West, Paisley PA1 2DE
Coats Observatory is the oldest public observatory in Scotland and was gifted to the people of Paisley by Thomas Coats and designed by Glasgow Architect...
Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum

Paisley Museum High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA
Paisley Museum has now closed for a four-year transformation into a world-class destination based around the town’s unique collections and telling the...
Paisley Thread Mill Museum

Paisley Thread Mill Museum

Mill End Mill Seedhill Road, Paisley PA1 1JS
The museum is staffed by volunteers and can be found on the first floor of the Mile End Mill on Seedhill Road. Admission is free but donations are always...
Paisley: The Secret Collection

Paisley: The Secret Collection

Paisley: The Secret Collection High Street, Paisley PA1 2AE
Paisley: The Secret Collection is the first publicly accessible museum store on a UK High Street, containing thousands of objects reflecting Renfrewshire...
Sma Shot Cottages

Sma Shot Cottages

2 Sma' Shot Lane, Paisley PA1 2HG
The Sma Shot Cottages are a major attraction in the Renfrewshire area, providing visitors with an insight into two distinct periods of Paisley's weaving...
Weavers Cottage

Weavers Cottage

Weaver's Cottage The Cross, Kilbarchan PA10 2JG
Step into Weaver’s Cottage and be transported back to the days when Kilbarchan was at the heart of the thriving Scottish textile industry.This restored...

Museums in Stirling and Falkirk

Alloa Tower

Alloa Tower

Alloa Tower Alloa Park, Alloa FK10 1PP
Take a whistle-stop tour through 700 years of Scottish history at Scotland’s largest and oldest keep, the ancestral home of the influential Erskine...
Argylls Lodging

Argylls Lodging

NA Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG
Argyll’s Lodging is Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th century townhouse.It was a residence of the Earl of Stirling and later...
Callendar House

Callendar House

Callendar House Callendar Park, Falkirk FK1 1YR
Callendar House dates from the 14th century. It is set in the nationally-important historic designed landscape of Callendar Park, which also contains...
Dunblane Museum

Dunblane Museum

Dunblane Museum The Cross, Dunblane FK15 0AQ
Dunblane Museum, originally called the Dunblane Cathedral Museum, opened in 1943 and is run entirely by volunteers. It holds a collection of artefacts...
Kinneil Museum

Kinneil Museum

Kinneil Museum Duchess Anne Cottages, Boness EH51 0PR
Kinneil Museum is located in the 17th century stable building of Kinneil House.On its ground floor, redesigned and reopened in Spring 2015, is the story...
Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle Castle Esplanade, Stirling FK8 1EJ
Stirling Castle is a great symbol of Scottish independence & a source of national pride. Visitors can now step back into the sumptuous world of Stirling...
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum The Castle, Stirling FK8 1EH
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum is located in Stirling Castle, in the city of Stirling, Scotland.The Museum traces the history of the 91st...
The Hamilton Toy Collection Museum & Collectors Shop.

The Hamilton Toy Collection Museum & Collectors Shop.

111 Main Street, Callander FK17 8BQ
Welcome to the Hamilton Toy Collection a celebration of toys from the last hundred years.Group bookings and school parties may be made for other times...
The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum Dumbarton Road, Stirling FK8 2RQ
The Stirling Smith is the home of a significant collection of rare and unique artefacts, spanning centuries of Scottish, British and World history. The...

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