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#1 of 1 Museums in Dumbarton
... well curated exhibition about women in the shipbuilding sphere, and nearby, a brilliant pictorial timeline illustrates the wider influence of political and social reform and gives excellent context to the museum.
In the Museum is a small but amazing little cafe serving Lentil and Bacon soup to die for .Also on the menu is breakfasts ,various filled rolls ,toasties and a selection of cakes .Great day out for families .
#1 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
... to visit - so welcoming - the tour guide was brilliant - and the organ recital thrilling What a great atmosphere - plenty for all ages - and a great place to visit and explore and learn Thank you to all the staff
The Kelvingrove Museum has a very eclectic collection, including a bust of Queen Victoria, a Spitfire plane from WWII, Art Nouveau interior design, a world-famous Dali painting, and some incredible medieval art tr...
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#1 of 2 Museums in Paisley
There are three free daily tours of the observatory via the museum.
This place is very interesting, small but you actually have a tour guide giving you the complete history and o.
Govan Old Parish Church Glasgow 8.2 mi away
#2 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
The lighting is just perfect so you can feel the atmosphere that the stones have, but can also see the intricate carvings There are a lot of penels explaining the stones and their significance, and the vocabulary...
... we would thoroughly recommend a visit to see these remarkable carved stones which are a great asset for Govan.A visit can be made even more worthwhile by also going to the nearby Fairfield Govan Heritage Centre
#2 of 2 Museums in Paisley
very knowledgeable staff, interesting display on weaving and the history of weaving in Paisley.
Fantastic old building, I especially liked the Paisley history , and the studio pottery collection (please keep that, never seen one in a museum before) I look forward to visiting again, staff very knowledgeable,...
House for an Art Lover Glasgow 8.2 mi away
#7 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
Amazing design in and out , well worth a visit , £6 per adult great value , stunning , amazing furniture , stylish and a great wedding venue , shop and cafeteria
It was realised here in Glasgow in 1996 after many twists and turns and is now a unique postgraduate outpost for the Glasgow School of Art, with walled garden, art studios and gallery and sculpture in the park.
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#3 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
The Transport Museum gives a great insight into some of the history of Glasgow and Scottish History The exhibits are fantastic some being interactive with the jewel in the crown being the tall ship moored outside...
Family friendly, easy access across all areas and levels, fun museum with many exhibits visitors can climb aboard on to revisit trams, buses, subway etc like when they were wee...Admission Free though voluntary do...
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#1 of 1 Museums in Clydebank
This is a little jewel of a museum with a great variety of history - especially loved all things SINGER factory and loads of interesting facts of the Clydebank Blitz - if you can get a tour guide ( we had Stephen...
All staff, without exception were extremely friendly, enthusiastic about the museum and very knowledgeable, throwing in little extra nuggets of information and showed us photos of the old baths as they are now.
The Burrell Collection Glasgow 8.5 mi away
#13 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
Jump a bus, and a pleasant walk up to the museum, you will find a very beautiful museum, very spacious and easy to get around.
The Burrell collection was left to Glasgow with the express desire that the people could view the exhibits for free they where housed in kelvingrove art galleries for years and it was so large that art gallery cou...
Pollok House Glasgow 8.1 mi away
#18 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
There's still lots of wonderful art to view including Guthrie and Hepburn plus the stunning Spanish works, especially in the famous Cedar Room' Oh to be a book in that palatial library with the stunning views.
Pollock House is well worth a visit for anyone wishing to escape the charms of our modern wold and envelop themselves in a more refined period of history.
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#1 of 1 Museums in Johnstone
Glasgow Science Centre Glasgow 8.9 mi away
#14 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
Amazing fun interactive sun enjoyable great for kids of all ages above 3 years is best though amazing try it it is costly so make it worth it and go early and come home late
... mesmerising hands on exhibits across three floors, there is interactive exhibitions all about the future of energy, and interactive exhibits, Intriguing Illusions, and you can book for the 360 Planetarium film.
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Fairfield Heritage Glasgow 8.0 mi away
#22 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
You need to ring the bell to get entry, but once inside you can wander around some excellent exhibits, and see some well produced films, detailing the history of the Fairfield shipbuilding yard.
We visited the Fairfield Heritage Centre with a group from our local history society, It makes an excellent double attraction together with the nearby Govan Stones in Govan Old Parish Church.Entry is free but dona...
Hunterian Museum Glasgow 9.3 mi away
#11 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
The collection is very interesting, starting from excellent Roman artifacts and numismatic collection, through mesmerizing gems and rocks, and preserved human organs to wildlife and anthropological treasures.
The exhibits are incredibly varied, featuring everything from stonework dating to the Romans in Scotland (like Antonine Wall), geology, scientific instruments, various coins and artifacts, and much more.
#24 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
Went to see ship models in storage, guides were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, lots of interesting exhibits, the tour lasts for an hour, but you could easily spend a couple of hours here, will definitely ret...
He loved it and got his mind going to the olden days and also my childhood as I practically grew up with visits to the museums in Glasgow.
#10 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
... attraction recently was very interesting as it took me back to school days there is lots to see lots of information and old classes set up to see you can spend lots of time here and its free well worth a visit
This is a little bit off the beaten track (opposite Shields Road Subway station) This is an intact unblemished Charles Rennie Mackintosh building and also serves as a school museum.
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Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow 9.3 mi away
#16 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
We were lucky to arrive just as a free guided tour of the Gallery’s Highlights was setting off , expertly led by volunteer guides Kirsten and Rachel - they were friendly , informative and passionate about the artw...
The Whistler collection noteable and always impressive, a variety of other thematically arranged galleries, and a peaceful atmosphere for contemplation of the art on display.
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The Tenement House Glasgow 10.0 mi away
#8 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
The knowledgeable staff at this small four-room museum in Glasgow really brought to life the objects collected by Miss Toward in her 50 years living in the building and gave a great insight into both middle-class...
An incredible insight into the life of a very ordinary woman and owing to the incredible foresight of her niece, left behind an extraordinary piece of history for us all to share.
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The Glasgow School of Art Glasgow 10.2 mi away
#9 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
We had the privilege of joining the Mackintosh Walking Tour with guides Katrina and Laura L. Wonderful and informative for learning about the Glasgow style including Charles Rwnne Mackintosh and his contemporaries.
... 45 minute walking tour to learn about the school's history, Charles Rennie Mackintosh design style and progression, and you also venture upstairs through part of the school and see his furniture collections.
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Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre Glasgow 10.8 mi away
#5 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
The kids were entertained and engaged by the crazy toyshop come to life too - but for an adult observer, as well as their comedy and entertainment value many of these sculptures also carry interesting, poignant or...
His magical structures are a combination of craved figures and old metal scrap that perform in incredible choreography to haunting music( classical, Russian folk, jazz etc) that tell funny or sad stories of life a...
Scottish Football Museum Glasgow 10.7 mi away
#6 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
... decided to visit Hampden for the day, we took time to have a wander round the museum which was fascinating and brought back some great memories, we then had the stadium tour and were guided by the wonderful Jim.
... Great value for money with seeing the dressing rooms, walking out the tunnel, seeing where the trophies are presented plus the 5 a side game, treasure hunt and penalty challenge, the prizes were fantastic too!
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Glasgow Police Museum Glasgow 10.9 mi away
#4 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
A truly amazing Museum... took some Canadian friends & we were all blown away with the History ... As a Glaswegian I was so proud to learn that the First Police Force was formed here in Glasgow well before Robert...
This tiny jewel of a museum comprises 2 rooms filled with fascinating exhibits of early uniforms, truncheons, cutlasses and other tools of the trade as well as contemporary documents such as the original charter s...
Scottish Design Exchange Glasgow 10.6 mi away
#15 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
It shows the best art & design - quirky, unique, engaging crafted items from Scottish artists and designers and crafters that you cannot get anywhere else in the Buchanan Galleries shopping centre.
Easy to find just along from John Lewis and part of the Buchanan Galleries shopping Centre, a great place to spend an hour browsing the unique products.
The Lighthouse Glasgow 10.5 mi away
#19 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
The view from the top is fabulous and from the bottom of the staircase Worth going Art meets music meets architecture lots for your imagination Quite an interesting family day out
Small but informative Mackintosh display, excellent gift shop, but what makes this a must is the view from the viewing platform... 360 degree panorama out over Glasgow.
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Provand's Lordship Glasgow 11.2 mi away
#12 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
A wonderful house to look around with many rooms and spectacular furniture, the pictures on the top floor are particularly interesting if you like art, the volunteer staff are very knowledegable and enthusiastic.
Now you can admire the 'Crimean' Simpson watercolours of Glasgow Buildings and the Mc Croran paintings of Glasgow Life in the 1930's .Great Art Gallery in unique surroundings.
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The Museum of Piping Glasgow 10.5 mi away
#21 of 62 Museums in Glasgow
Listen to the bagpipes playing as you enter the building - see the display cases that offer insights into the history of bagpiping - listen to the piper talk about what it takes to become a world-class piper - and...
Of all the exhibits and trivia, my favorite was the story of the POWs in German prisoner of war camps who played on the King’s birthday, distracting the guards and masking the beginnings of a plan which led to the...
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