Museums in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley

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  • Looking onto the variety of cars on display in the Riverside Museum
    Cars at the Riverside Museum
  • The library of Glasgow School of Art on Renfield Street designed by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh
    Glasgow School of Art library
  • A family in the life court at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art on Castle Street, in the city centre of Glasgow
    St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
  • A vintage steamroller at Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge
    Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Explore the museums in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley and take in an incredible array of fascinating exhibits and artefacts that will captivate visitors of all ages.

From the world-renowned collections of the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery to the vintage vehicles on show in the Riverside Museum, you can uncover the past at a wide range of museums. 

Take a look through the information listing and find out more about museums in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.

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  1. Gradings

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    3 Visitor Attraction

    Blantyre

    Learn about the life and work of the famous Scottish explorer and missionary at this museum housed in Shuttle Row where Livingstone was born and raised.

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    Greenock

    This Victorian museum and modern art gallery features intriguing collections and temporary exhibitions.

  3. Gradings

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    4 Visitor Attraction

    Coatbridge

    Summerlee is the museum of Scottish industrial life and is based around the site of a 19th century ironworks

  4. Hunterian Art Gallery

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    Galleries

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    4 Visitor Attraction

    Glasgow West End

    The Hunterian is home to the world’s largest permanent display of the work of James McNeill Whistler.

  5. Gradings

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    4 Museum

    Glasgow East End

    The People’s Palace tells the story of Glasgow and its people, while the adjacent Winter Gardens is filled with exotic palms and plants.

  6. Gradings

    Glasgow South Side

    This incredible store for the museums' collections when they are not on display at the city’s venues is free to visit, though visits must be booked in advance.

  7. Gradings

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    3 Visitor Attraction

    Glasgow City Centre

    The National Piping Centre serves as the centre for excellence for the Great Highland Bagpipe and its music. The Centre is host to The Museum of Piping, The Highland Library, and The School of Piping, teaching many varieties of pipes and drumming.

  8. Gradings

    • 2 Museum
    2 Museum

    Biggar

    Children of all ages enjoy a stroll along the eclectic streetscape of Gladstone Court with its amazingly reconstructed slice of late 19th and early 20th century small town life.

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    5 Visitor Attraction

    East Kilbride

    Escape to the countryside for a great day out at the National Museum of Rural Life. Located just 13 miles from Glasgow’s city centre, this five-star attraction is home to an award-winning museum, historic farmhouse and 1950s working farm.

  10. Cumbernauld Museum

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    Cumbernauld

    The museum tells the story of the Cumbernauld area from pre-history to the Romans and through to the development of the new town in the 1960s.

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