Things to see & do & services in Glasgow

The Burrell Collection

One of the greatest private collections created by shipping magnate, Sir William Burrell, is on public display, housed in its own unique building within the Pollok Country Park. Guided tours, talks & special events. Open daily 10am-5pm (Sun from 11am), ...

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43 1AT


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Citizens Theatre

The Citizens Theatre is an iconic venue & theatre company in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. Currently undergoing a major redevelopment, the the building will be CLOSED until summer 2020.
The theatre includes a 500-seat Main Auditorium & two ...

119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS


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Fossil Grove

The fossilised tree stumps are the uncovered remains of an ancient forest more than 330 million years old which provide a unique display for visitors. Usually open daily 10am - 4pm between Easter & the end of September, but please ...

Victoria Park Drive North, Glasgow G14 9NY


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Gallery of Modern Art

Opened in 1996 & housed in the heart of Glasgow this is the main gallery for contemporary art in Scotland. Changing exhibitions, tours & talks with artists, curators & gallery staff make it an exciting place to visit & explore. ...

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH


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Glengoyne Distillery

Open all year round for guided distillery tours & whisky tasting & housing a superb whisky shop. Situated just 14 miles north of Glasgow on the scenic A81, close to the village of Killearn. Bus no.10 (destination Balfron) runs from ...

Dumgoyne, Killearn, Glasgow G63 9LB


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House For An Art Lover

Beautifully set within Bellahouston Park & inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. A unique visitor attraction & private dining venue, featuring the contemporary Art Lovers Cafe & Shop. Opening times vary due to private events held througout the year, so please ...

10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW


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Hunterian Art Gallery

The Hunterian Art Gallery boasts one of the most distinguished public art collections in Scotland. Its permanent displays include works ranging from Rubens & Rembrandt to the Scottish Colourists & Glasgow Boys. Great display of the work of Charles Rennie ...

82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ


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Hunterian Museum

The Hunterian Museum features stunning permanent displays of archaeology, palaeontology, geology, zoology, entomology, ethnography & numismatics, with highly acclaimed permanent galleries dedicated to Roman material from the Antonine Wall, the history of medicine in the west of Scotland and Lord ...

University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ


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Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

This magnificent building has 22 themed, state of the art galleries displaying a wide ranging collection of art from many periods in history. Continuing exhibitions & displays are designed to welcome families with children. Open 10am - 5pm (Fri & ...

Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG


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The Mitchell Library

With its distinctive copper dome, The Mitchell Library is one of Glasgow’s most famous landmarks & is Europe’s largest municipal reference library, holding over a million & a quarter books including the Glasgow Collection. Explore five floors of books, photographs, ...

North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN


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Pollok House

Visit this elegant country mansion showing both the Georgian & Victorian eras. Open all year, the changing seasons are reflected in a programme of events which offer a fun day out for all the family, both inside & in the ...

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43 1AT


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Provand’s Lordship

Built in 1471 as part of a hospital, this medieval building now restored with 17th century furniture donated by Sir William Burrell gives a real taste of the age. Visit too the herb garden planted for medicinal purposes. Closed Mondays ...

3 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH


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The Riverside Museum

Glasgow's renowned Museum of Transport has relocated to this spectacular waterfront landmark designed by the internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid. There are over 3, 000 exhibits to view including old favourites & new. Visitors are welcome to climb aboard four ...

Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8QE


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Scotland Street School Museum

Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh as a school in 1906, the building is a perfect example of his inimitable style & now serves as a museum by telling the story of 100 years of education in Scotland. Visitors can marvel ...

225 Scotland Street, Glasgow G5 8QB


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The Stand Comedy Club

Live Comedy 7 nights a week & all day Sunday is performed in this modern comedy club located in the basement of a former school. Splendidly placed in the leafy West End, this place offers quick laughs away from the ...

333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG


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Summerlee

The museum of Scottish industrial life . Electric tramway & trips down a mine are great fun for all. Interactive exhibits, plus working machinery & a brand new café & gift shop. Admission & parking are both free.

Heritage Way, Coatbridge ML5 1QD


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The Tall Ship

Experience the drama of life at sea on Glenlee - one of only five Clyde built ships still afloat in the world today & only one of her kind in the UK. Visit the Pumphouse, maritime-themed Exhibition Gallery, Cafe Bar. ...

Pointhouse Pointhouse, Glasgow, G3 8RS


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Tenement House

Gives a fascinating insight into what life was like for many people living in Glasgow in the 19th & early 20th centuries. Built in 1892 the house has four rooms with the black cast iron range & coalbunker in the ...

145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow G3 6QN


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Tramway

Contemporary & visual arts, performance & live installations – all under one roof. Tramway is an international art-spa​ce which commissions, produces & presents contemporary arts projects. They wish to inspire & add to the understanding of today's world by connecting ...

25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE


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Trongate 103

Housed over six stories in a former Edwardian warehouse on Trongate, Trongate 103 is yet another example of Glasgow’s innovative approach to stimulating contemporary arts. This is a place to see art, make art & to enjoy being creative. Opened ...

103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD


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