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.
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
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.
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.
Kelvingrove is situated on Argyle Street, around 6 minutes from the M8.
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.
The museum is around 20 minutes walk from Partick Station.
First Bus services 2, 3, 7, 19, 19A, 23, 747 all stop outside the museum
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.