Kelvingrove Museum

Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery


Glasgow Museums offer something for everyone, whether you want to find out more about an artist, come with your class to see how we used to live, see the latest in contemporary art, or simply meet a friend for coffee, Glasgow has a museum for you!

Admission to all our museums is free, most have café facilities and a shop, and we warmly welcome children. A small entry charge may apply to some temporary exhibitions. The National Trust for Scotland manages Pollok House on behalf of Glasgow City Council and charges apply during summer months.

The following museums are closed to the public on Mondays:

  • Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
  • People's Palace
  • (The Winter Gardens, adjacent to the People's Palace will remain open on Mondays)
  • Provand's Lordship
  • Scotland Street School Museum
  • St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Gallery of Modern Art and The Burrell Collection are open to the public daily.

The Kelvingrove Museum is Scotland's most visited attraction is a magnificent building with 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. The internationally significant collections are extensive and wide-ranging, covering natural history, arms and armour, art from many art movements and periods of history, and much, much more. There's even a real Spitfire!

The Kelvingrove Museum offers two free guided tours every day, at 11am and 2.30pm. Kelvingrove Museum welcomes families with children, and its displays have been designed with children in mind. There are lots of interactives throughout the venue that will appeal to younger audiences.

Please note that some temporary exhibitions are subject to an entry fee.

Kelvingrove Museum has cafés and shops, and make use of its Study Centre and Library to find out more about Glasgow Museums' collections and carry out research online.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday and Saturday 10am - 5pm
Friday and Sunday 11am - 5pm


Contact Details:
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Argyle Street
Glasgow G3 8AG
0141 276 9599
Text Phone:  0141 276 9500
Fax: 0141 276 9540


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