St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art Glasgow

St Mungo's Museum of Religious Life and Art

Its galleries are full of displays, artefacts and stunning works of art. They explore the importance of religion in peoples' lives across the world and across time.


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 venue aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none, and offers something for everyone.

You can find out more about some of the world's major religions, and the story of religion in the west of Scotland. Or you can relax in the museum café, which opens out into the first Zen garden in Britain.

St Mungo Museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and a variety of events, from family-friendly activities to talks relating to religion in Scotland today.

The museum sits across from Provand's Lordship - the oldest house in Glasgow - and alongside the medieval Glasgow Cathedral. Why not take a trip to visit all three?

An award-winning haven within a bustling city


Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday 10am-5pm
Friday and Sunday 11am-5pm
Closed Mondays