Local Attractions

Transport Museum

glasgow_transport_museumRiverside is home to some of the world’s finest cars, bicycles, ship models, trams and locomotives. Interactive displays and the hugely popular historic Glasgow street scene bring the objects and stories to life.

Fore more information:

TEL: 0141 287 2720

WEB: Glasgow Transport Museum
Free Entry

The Lighthouse

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The Lighthouse is a thriving hub for the creative industries. With six exhibition spaces over six floors, including a Digital Design Gallery, they have a busy programme of creative exhibitions and events running throughout the year. They have six design markets this year, each bringing a unique selection of designers and makers to Glasgow's savvy shoppers.

Fore more information:

TEL: 0141 276 5365

WEB: The Lighthouse

 

The Burrell Collection

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​​​​​​In the heart of Pollok Country Park, this award-winning building houses a unique collection in a beautiful woodland setting. The collection is one of the greatest ever created by one person, comprising over 8000 objects.

For more information:

TEL: 0141 287 2550

WEB: The Burrell Collection

 

The Tall Ships

The Clyde Maritime Trust (Scottish Charity No: SC004608) owns the barque Glenlee, the principal exhibit at The Tall Ship at Riverside.  Of the many hundreds of ships built in Glasgow’s shipyards, the Glenlee is one of only five Clyde built ships still afloat in the world today and she is the only one of her kind in the UK. The Tall Ship is an independent museum committed to the preservation and interpretation of the Glenlee and the maritime history of the area for the benefit of local people and visitors to Glasgow.

For more information:

TEL: 0141 357 3699

WEB: The Tall Ships

Provands Lordship

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Step back in time and discover Glasgow’s unique history with a visit to the oldest house in the city, built in 1471. It was originally part of a hospital and is one of only four medieval buildings to survive in Glasgow.

For more information:

TEL: 0141 276 1625

WEB: Provands Lordship

The Peoples Place

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The People’s Palace, set in historic Glasgow Green, is home to a collection of historical artefacts, photographs, prints and film, which gives an unrivalled insight into how Glaswegians lived, worked and played from the 18th to the 20th Century.

For more information:

TEL: 0141 276 0788
WEB:  Peoples Palace

Kelvingrove Art
Gallery

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum houses one of Europe's great art collections. It is amongst the top three free-to-enter visitor attractions in Scotland and one of the most visited museums in the United Kingdom outside of London.

For more information

TEL: 0141 287 2699

WEB:  Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery

Glasgow Science Centre

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For more information

TEL: 0141 420 5010

WEB:  Glasgow Science Centre
Free Entry

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens, situated in the West End of the city, lies beside the River Kelvin.

At any time of the year there are pleasant riverside walks, peaceful woodland copses and exotic tropical places to explore, just minutes from the heart of the city.

For more information:

Phone: 0141 276 1614

Web:  Glasgow Botanic Gardens

The Willow Tea Rooms

Willow Tea Rooms

A visit to the Willow Tea Rooms in Sauchiehall Street is a must for anyone interested in art, architecture or design.

For more information:

Phone: 0141 332 0521

Web: The Willow Tea Rooms

West Beer Micro Brewery

West Micro Brewery

"Our quest for truly great Scottish beer started in 2006. Ever since then, we have been brewing the finest artisan lagers and wheat beers in the UK."

For more information:

Phone: 0141 550 0135

Web: West Beer

Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour

Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour Glasgow

"Discover the tourist attractions of Glasgow at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off tour."
Tickets can be purchased on the bus or on-line, with possible discounts at www.citysightseeingglasgow.co.uk
Also on Facebook and Twitter

For more information:

Phone: 0203­­ 355­ 1240

Web: Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour