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Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

200 Woodhead Road | South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow G53 7NN, Scotland
0141 276 9300
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Ranked #45 of 127 Attractions in Glasgow
Type: Museums
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Hamilton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We found this online after looking for something to do with the kids on a rainy day that wouldn't break the bank. They were having a themed craft day based on monsters and aliens and it was free so we popped along not knowing what to expect. The kids were encouraged to make their own clay monsters, draw monster masks... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Situated in nitshill right on the barrhead train line.Alight at south nitshill station.A 5 minute walk from there will take you to a huge facility where they store all the stuff that they don't have room to show in the Glasgow city museums.Virtually 95%(ish) of everything the city owns.My favourite is the transport collection with it's single decker trolley bus... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Visited the resource centre for research for a Uni project on taxidermy. Participated in a talk and wee course thing over the course of a day. EVERY member of staff interacted with could not have been any more helpful or informative. I actively encourage others to visit the resource centre as I find it 10X more interesting than being at... More

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Glasgow
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57 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

My dad and I went on a tour, it lasted an hour and a bit. We only saw one pod and had to book in advance. The staff were wonderful and very informative. There are usually around 15 people per group. There are 17 'pods' full of the things that should be in museums but don't currently have space, or... More

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We went to view one particular painting that was in storage at the centre. We had to book in advance.Very enthusiatic staff took us to see the painting in a giant temperature controlled warehouse (pod). Over 1500 paintings fixed to hundreds of wire frames mounted on rollers in this single pod - many others. Each frame could be pulled out... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Various Tours available. We opted for General Tour 1 hour seeing lots of exhibits. Will be back to do other tours.Well worth it.

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