North Lanarkshire Council, Buchanan Business Park, Stepps
Glasgow G33 6HR
Situated within the town's main library, the museum tells the story of Cumbernauld and surrounding area from pre-history to the Romans and on through the 19th century, to the development of the new town in the 1960s. A studies area allows for more in-depth research or browsing of photograph albums.
200 Woodhead Road
Glasgow G53 7NN
Glasgow Museums manages a collection of over a million objects and operates 9 museum venues - Kelvingrove, the Burrell Collection, Riverside, the Gallery of Modern Art, The People's Palace, Scotland Street School Museum, St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Provand's Lordship and Glasgow Museums Resource Centre - on behalf of Glasgow City Council.
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate
Glasgow G53 7NN
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre is the first publicly accessible store for the city's museum service. It is a new purpose-built museum storage facility and visitor centre in the south side of Glasgow. Glasgow Museums Resource Centre also houses the outreach service for Glasgow Museums which offers handling and reminiscence kits for loan, and temporary exhibits for display.
Glasgow Police Museum
First Floor, 30 Bell Street, Merchant City
Glasgow G1 1LG
At the Glasgow Police Museum you have the unique opportunity to step into the compelling and dramatic history of the United Kingdom's oldest police force. Telling the stories of the people who served in the Glasgow Police is the principal theme of the museum. Painstaking research has uncovered interesting, little-known facts concerning the lives, careers and personalities of the characters who policed the city during 200 years of its history. Complementary to the historical exhibits, our vibrant display of worldwide police uniforms, headgear, badges and insignia is the largest in Europe.
Glasgow Women's Library
23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton
Glasgow G40 1BP
Glasgow Women's Library is a provider of information by and about women. The library collection comprises information broadly in the following sections: reference, reports, work, education, politics, feminist theory, history, violence against women, abuse, pornography issues, prostitution, lesbian lives and cultures, young women, women of colour, women in global contexts, myth, goddesses and religion, travel, peace and war, sport, fiction, poetry, literary theory, autobiographies and biographies, drama, art, architecture and older women.
Heatherbank Museum of Social Work
Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow G4 0BA
Heatherbank Museum of Social Work was founded in 1975 by Colin and Rosemary Harvey. The museum exists to increase public awareness of the social welfare needs of society, particularly those who are disadvantaged. It is the only museum entirely dedicated to social work and welfare in Europe.
Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, The
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
The University of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery is home to one of the top five collections in Scotland, with over a million items ranging from meteorites to Mackintosh and mummies. The Hunterian is the legacy of Dr William Hunter, a pioneering obstetrician and teacher. His passion for collecting was legendary. Collections: The Hunterian collections are extensive and wide-ranging with just over one million objects.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Glasgow G3 8AG
One of the finest civic collections in Europe is housed within this Glasgow landmark. Here you can explore collections that include everything from fine and decorative arts to archaeology and the natural world. Among its many treasures is the earliest near-complete field armour in the world (the famous 'Avant' armour, made in Milan c1440).
Museum of Transport
1 Bunhouse Road
Glasgow G3 8DP
The museum uses its collections of vehicles and models to tell the story of transport by land and sea, with a unique Glasgow flavour. Here you will find the oldest surviving pedal cycle and the finest collection in the world of Scottish-built cars, including such world famous makes as Argyll, Arrol Johnson and Albion.
National Piping Centre & Museum
The Piping Centre, 30-34 McPhater Street, Cowcaddens
Glasgow EH1 1JF
Now you can witness hundreds of years of Scottish heritage, played out right before your eyes and ears at The museum of Piping in the Piping Centre. As a showcase for artefacts from the National Museums of Scotland, the museum of Piping houses the most authoritative display of its kind anywhere. Already, the Piping Centre's collection of archival material is an internationally respected resource for serious students and musicologists. Yet this priceless collection is presented in a lively audio-visual format that is as entertaining as it is enlightening.
People's Palace & Winter Gardens
Glasgow G40 1AT
The People's Palace is Glasgow's social history museum and a chance to see the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the present. You can see paintings, prints and photographs displayed alongside a wealth of historic artefacts, film and computer interactives.
Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road
Glasgow G43 1AT
Pollok House is the ancestral home of the Maxwell family. The present house dates from around 1750 and contains one of the finest collections of Spanish art in the United Kingdom together with furniture and furnishings appropriate to an Edwardian country house.
3 Castle Street
Glasgow G4 0RB
At Provand's Lordship you can step back into Glasgow's past in the only house to survive from the medieval city. Now open to the public, Provand's Lordship has been extensively restored to give a real flavour of life in medieval Glasgow.
100 Pointhouse Place
Glasgow G3 8RS
The multi-award winning Riverside Museum is home to over 3,000 objects that detail Glasgow's rich past from its days as maritime powerhouse to a glimpse into daily Glasgow life in the early to mid 20th century. _Amongst the objects on display are everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams, velocipedes to voiturettes, vintage cars to a stormtrooper.
Royal Highland Fusiliers Regimental Museum
518 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3LW
The building at 518 Sauchiehall Street has been the HQ of the RHF since 1960. However, the earliest part of it dates from 1825 and originally formed part of Albany Place, a terrace of townhouses extending from Garnet Street to Charing Cross. In 1903 the architect, in partnership with Charles Rennie Macintosh, was commissioned by Glasgow photographer Thomas Annan, to design an extension to the building.
Scotland Street School Museum
225 Scotland Street
Glasgow G5 8QB
Scotland Street School Museum presents the history of education in Scotland as a genuine school experience. The museum, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh between 1903 and 1906, is also an essential destination for Mackintosh enthusiasts and all those interested in the history of design. Collections: The three classroom reconstructions show the changing face of the schoolroom from the Victorian era through the Second World War to the classroom of the fifties and sixties. The barrel vaulted cookery room, cloakrooms, and ceramic-tiled drill hall are restored to Mackintosh's original 1906 designs.
Scottish Football Museum
The National Stadium, Hampden Park
Glasgow G42 9AY
Opened in May 2001, the Scottish Football Museum is housed within the oldest national football stadium in the world, Hampden Park. The museum is now home to the world's oldest international match ticket (from Scotland v England, 1872), the world's oldest football trophy (the Scottish Cup) and the first ever World Championship trophy (won by Renton in 1888).
Shotts Heritage Centre
North Lanarkshire Council, Buchanan Business Park, Stepps
Glasgow G33 6HR
The displays include the area's covenanting history, as well as the era of the industrial revolution and the rise and fall of local heavy industries such as mining, the railways and iron production. A rare surviving 19th century lamp post from the Shotts Ironworks has been installed at the front of the library.
Springburn Local History Centre
Springburn Leisure Centre, Kay Street, Springburn
Glasgow G21 1JY
Established in May 2003, Springburn Local History Centre (formerly known as Springburn Museum) was formed by a Glasgow Open Museum Project in partnership with former staff of Springburn Museum and local volunteers. It is dedicated to the people and history of Springburn, and showcases objects from the Glasgow Museums Collections alongside those created by students from North Glasgow College and collections owned by local people.
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art
2 Castle Street
Glasgow G4 0RH
This unique museum explores the importance of religion in people's lives across the world and across time. Collections: Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery of Religious Life, the Scottish Gallery and a temporary exhibition space.
Summerlee Heritage Park
Heritage Way, Coatbridge
Glasgow ML5 1QD
Summerlee Heritage Park it is situated around the site of the 19th century Summerlee Ironworks and a restored section of a branch of the Monklands Canal.