St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

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.

St Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art

About St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow City Centre G4 0RH
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The building was built in 1989 in Scottish baronial style by Ian Begg. It was designed to reflect the architecture of the Bishops’ Castle, the site of which is occupied by the museum. Its galleries are full of displays, artefacts and stunning works of art. They explore the importance of religion in peoples’ lives across the world and across time.

The venue aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none, and offers something for everyone.

You can find out more about some of the world’s major religions, and the story of religion in the west of Scotland. Or you can relax in the museum café, which opens out into the first Zen garden in Britain.

St Mungo Museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and a variety of events, from family-friendly activities to talks relating to religion in Scotland today.

This museum sits across from Provand’s Lordship, which is the oldest house in Glasgow, and alongside the medieval Glasgow Cathedral. Why not take a trip to visit all three?

Upcoming Events at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

Family Felting Fun

Family Felting Fun

19th January 2019
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 19th January and make a lovely felt ornament to take home with you inspired by the stained glass windows!
A Chinese New Year Celebration

A Chinese New Year Celebration

2nd February 2019
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 2nd February and take part in some seasonal crafts to celebrate Chinese New Year!
Valentine’s Day Crafts

Valentine’s Day Crafts

9th February 2019
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 9th February and make a beautiful Valentine card!
Polly Tile Printing

Polly Tile Printing

16th February 2019
St Mungo's Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 16th February and print your own Polly tile!
Lotus Flower Decorations

Lotus Flower Decorations

2nd March 2019
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 2nd March and make a lotus ornament for yourself or maybe as a gift!
Magic Mosaics

Magic Mosaics

9th March 2019
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 9th March and make your own magic mosaic!

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