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Museum Closure - Monday 25 August 

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum will be closed all day on Monday 25 August as it prepares to host the BBC independence referendum debate that evening. In addition, on Sunday 24 August the Centre Hall will be cordoned off to allow preparations. This means Sunday's 3pm Organ Recital has been cancelled. 

The car park will not be available from 5pm on Sunday 24 August until Tuesday 26 August. 

We will reopen as usual at 10am on Tuesday 26 August. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Car Park Access at Kelvingrove 

From Sunday 17 August, the car park will be accessible once more by the main entrance on Kelvin Way. Coach parking is now also available as well as pedestrian access from Kelvin Way again. Car parking charges will operate as usual. 

Visiting the Museum

Kelvingrove is situated on the edge of Kelvingrove Park, in the heart of Glasgow’s West End. The museum is around a 20 minute walk from the city centre.

Opening Hours

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum's opening hours are Monday - Thursday and Saturday from 10.00am - 5.00pm. Please note that every Friday and Sunday the museum opens at the later time of 11am until 5pm. 

The museum is open daily except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 1 & 2 January.  On Hogmanay, 31 December, the museum closes to the public at 1pm. This year (2014) only, the museum will also be closed on 24th December.​

Travelling to Kelvingrove

By Foot

Kelvingrove is situated in Kelvingrove Park on Argyle Street and is easily accessible on foot. It is around 20 minutes walk from the city centre along Sauchiehall Street. 

You can also access the museum via Kelvin Way. 

By Bicycle

Kelvingrove Park forms part of the Kelvin Walkway, which links with the Glasgow Loch Lomond Cycleway and the West Highland Way. The venue can be easily reach by bicycle from either the park of Argyle Street and parking is available.

By Car

Kelvingrove is situated on Argyle Street, around 6 minutes from the M8.


Public Transport

By Subway

Kelvingrove is five minutes’ walk from Kelvinhall subway station. You can alight at Kelvinbridge subway and walk through Kelvingrove park, which takes around 15 minutes. 

By Rail

The museum is around 20 minutes walk from Partick Station.

By Bus

First Bus services 2, 3, 7, 19, 19A, 23, 747 all stop outside the museum

Parking

There is a pay and display carpark at the rear of the Museum. The current charge is £1 for a 4 hour stay. The car park also has 10 spaces reserved for blue badge holders.​These spaces are free of charge and there is no time restriction.​​​​​​​​​​​​

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