Kelvin Hall

Kelvin Hall stands on the banks of the River Kelvin opposite Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in the West End of Glasgow.

Kelvin Hall

About Kelvin Hall

1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AW
01412761450
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This unique partnership between Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and the National Library of Scotland sees this historic building into an exciting new centre of cultural excellence providing collections’ storage, teaching and research, alongside a state-of-the-art Glasgow Club health and fitness centre.

Safe, secure and publicly accessible museum storage is being created for the internationally-important Hunterian and Glasgow Museum’s collections. Around 1.5million objects, currently stored in various locations around the city, will be relocated to the new facility. This includes the only surviving complete suite of interiors by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Mrs Cranston’s Ingram Street tearooms which will undergo conservation works in public view. The National Library of Scotland’ will also be partners in the project which will provide a new home for the Moving Image Archive as well as access to the Library's extensive digital collections.

Upcoming Events at Kelvin Hall

Your Stories: Before We Were Here

Your Stories: Before We Were Here

1st March 2018 - 24th June 2018
Annexe Communities have taken a trip through the Glasgow Museums’ store at Kelvin Hall to the Bronze Age. Take a look at the fascinating archaeological artefacts they've discovered!
Little Circus Stars

Little Circus Stars

24th June 2018
Little Circus Stars is the newest class on the Aerial Edge timetable designed specifically for those aged 4-7 years of age!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

26th June 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

28th June 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

30th June 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Little Circus Stars

Little Circus Stars

1st July 2018
Little Circus Stars is the newest class on the Aerial Edge timetable designed specifically for those aged 4-7 years of age!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

3rd July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Minxing It Up

Minxing It Up

3rd July 2018
Kelvin Hall hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in this Summer and unleash you inner prankster with this Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx inspired event!
A Wizard’s World

A Wizard’s World

5th July 2018
Take a trip into Glasgow Museums' Store and discover objects from a world of spells and potions in this Harry Potter-inspired tour!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

5th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

7th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

10th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
A Wizard’s World

A Wizard’s World

10th July 2018
Take a trip into Glasgow Museums' Store and discover objects from a world of spells and potions in this Harry Potter-inspired tour!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

12th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

14th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Minxing It Up

Minxing It Up

17th July 2018
Kelvin Hall hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in this Summer and unleash you inner prankster with this Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx inspired event!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

17th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

19th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Manager’s Tour and Demonstration

Manager’s Tour and Demonstration

20th July 2018
Join the Programme Manager at Kelvin Hall for a look round Glasgow Museums' store as she highlights some of her favourite objects!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

21st July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
A Wizard’s World

A Wizard’s World

24th July 2018
Take a trip into Glasgow Museums' Store and discover objects from a world of spells and potions in this Harry Potter-inspired tour!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

24th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

26th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
80 Years of the Beano - A Celebration

80 Years of the Beano - A Celebration

28th July 2018
Glasgow Museums and the National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall are celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Beano comic with a day of fun and mischief!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

28th July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
A Wizard’s World

A Wizard’s World

31st July 2018
Take a trip into Glasgow Museums' Store and discover objects from a world of spells and potions in this Harry Potter-inspired tour!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

31st July 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

2nd August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
New Order, Other Spaces - Jo Longhurst

New Order, Other Spaces - Jo Longhurst

2nd August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Part of a multi-site exhibition ‘New Order, Other Spaces’ explores the gymnastic body across photography, moving image and installation, presented in Glasgow and Perth.
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

4th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

7th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

9th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

11th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

14th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

16th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

18th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Louie Spence Masterclass

Louie Spence Masterclass

18th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity! The chance to train closely with master of dance, Louie Spence and his special guest choreographers at Glasgow's Kelvin Hall!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

21st August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

23rd August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Manager’s Tour and Demonstration

Manager’s Tour and Demonstration

24th August 2018
Join the Programme Manager at Kelvin Hall for a look round Glasgow Museums' store as she highlights some of her favourite objects!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

25th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

28th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

30th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!

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