Kelvin Hall

Archaeology and Art

Archaeology and Art
Tickets
Free - ticket required
Dates and times
21st Aug 2024
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Age
Adult

Museums are ideal locations to improve your physical, social and mental wellbeing. To celebrate Healing Arts Week Scotland, why not explore our collections, connect with others and help reduce isolation and loneliness. 

In this workshop, you will find out about some of the amazing prehistoric archaeology collections we hold at the museum stores, have a go at object handling, then get hands on with a practical pinch-pot clay activity. 

This is a an opportunity to try something new and meet new people in an informal and fun environment. No experience needed. 

Free, please book in advance here. There are workshops at 10.30am and 1.30pm, each workshop lasts two hours. 

Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is located off the main corridor. There is changing space. 

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing loop

There is a fixed loop hearing assistance system. 

If you use British Sign Language, you can watch our  British Sign Language introduction to Kelvin Hall.

Wheelchair access

There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts and there are free wheelchairs available to hire at reception.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cafe or restaurant

Parking

The car park on Bunhouse Road is managed by City Parking. Charges are as follows:

Mon-Sun 8am-6pm

  • 1 hour £1.60
  • 2 hours £3.20
  • 3 hours £4.80
  • 4 hours £6.40
  • 5 hours £8.00
  • 10 hours £10.00

Mon-Sun 6pm-8am, £2 flat rate.

There are spaces reserved for blue badge holders, free of charge with no time restrictions. For car park enquiries please contact 0141 276 1830.

Photography and video recording

Please follow this link to read guidelines on photography, filming and sketching in all Glasgow Life Museums.

Free wifi

Location Map

Use Traveline Scotland to plan your trip

By train

Kelvin Hall is around 20 minutes walk from Partick Station

Subway

The nearest subway station is Kelvinhall.

By bus

First Bus services 2, 3 and 77 all stop outside the museum.

By Car 

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

Visit the Kelvin Hall website. A unique partnership between Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and the National Library of Scotland sees this historic and much loved venue transformed into an exciting new centre of cultural excellence providing access to collections, temporary displays, teaching and research, alongside a state-of-the-art Glasgow Club health and fitness centre.


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