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The award-winning St Mungo Museum is a haven of tranquility in a bustling city. This museum is named after Glasgow's patron saint, who brought the Christian faith to Scotland in the 6th century. The building was built in 1989 in Scottish baronial...more
All reviews zen garden major religions world religions glasgow cathedral provand's lordship picture window different cultures people's lives stained glass on display worth a visit interesting place the ground floor free entry interesting exhibits all ages couple of hours
We brought my 93 year old Polish aunt to see the Anne Frank Exhibition, as she has memories of the war. When we visited Amsterdam, the queues at the Anne Frank Museum there were really long, and we didn't have time to wait. When I...More
The nice little museum is situated near the Cathedral and worth a shorter or longer visit. If you do not know much about the religion of this world it is a must, if you know already more than the basics it is an interesting diversion.
This is very different than I thought it would be. The museum is about religion, not one religion, but religion as practiced by many different people in Glasgow. I particularly liked the exhibit that took you through the stages of life, birth, childhood, coming of...More
This free museum is across from Glasgow cathedral and the Necropolis and Provand's Lordship. It houses a comprehensive collection of global religions but focuses on artifacts from Glasgow cathedral and neighboring neolithic, Viking and early Christian religious buildings.
Passed by many times but was not sure we would be interested. However we were attracted to go to visit the Anne Frank Exhibition and were very pleasantly surprised by how interesting the museum was. The Anne Frank Exhibition was very well presented and thought...More
Some interesting pieces to hold your attention in here, mainly Christian description religions, could have more insightful balance of describing some, small but worth a visit. Cafe unfortunately had a rude woman behind the counter who appeared harassed as it was busy, it is not...More
Free entry or by donation. The very friendly guide was kind enough to give me some information or where to get more and advice on where to start. Enjoyed every level and the different installations. Worth a visit.
Not sure what I expected from a Museum of Religious Life and Art but found it a bit stuffy - some sections with artefacts and descriptions, some religious information and some things that just seemed not to fit in or out just of place. I...More