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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    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.

  2. The Govan Stones

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    Glasgow

    Visit Govan Old Church and discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9th – 11th centuries to commemorate the power of those who ruled the Kingdom of Strathclyde.

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    Renfrew

    An interactive experience as the story of the town is presented from Medieval times until the present day, using objects, pictures, film and people's own words. The museum is based on the elements of Earth, Fire, Air and Water.

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    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.

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    Paisley

    Paisley Museum opened in 1871. The building was designed by the well-known Glasgow architect John Honeyman and paid for by Sir Peter Coats of the famous Coats thread manufacturing family.

  6. Gradings

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    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.

  7. Hunterian Museum

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    Glasgow West End

    The Hunterian is Scotland's oldest public museum and is home to one of the largest collections outside of the National Museums.

  8. Low Parks Museum

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    Hamilton

    Low Parks Museum traces the local history of South Lanarkshire and is set within two historic buildings of national importance.

  9. Gradings

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    Greenock

    Welcome to The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre

  10. Gradings

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    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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