A Wizard’s World

Take a trip into Glasgow Museums' Store and discover objects from a world of spells and potions in this Harry Potter-inspired tour!

A Wizard’s World

About A Wizard’s World

See a real cauldron, magic lantern and raven's eggs.

Suitable for ages 5+.
Book in advance, email kelvinhalltours@gmail.com
Max 15 per tour.


Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.

Events are FREE unless otherwise stated.

The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for A Wizard’s World are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

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Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

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Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

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Saturday Art Club

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

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Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

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Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

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Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

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