Kelvin Hall

Family Day – Student Takeover

Family Day – Student Takeover
THIS EVENT HAS EXPIRED
Tickets
Free - Drop-in - no ticket required
This event is run by an external organisation but takes place in a Glasgow Life venue. Glasgow Life does not take any responsibility for this event including the communication of any cancellations or rearrangements, or the ticket sales for this event.
Dates and times
29th Apr 2023
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Age
3-5 Years, 4-12 years

Join the fun at Kelvin Hall for a jam-packed family day! Activities throughout the day will be themed around the Festival of Broadcasting and the centenary of Scotland’s first ever radio broadcast. 

Suitable for families with children aged 3-12 years. 

Led by our University of Glasgow Museum Studies students and supported by Glasgow Life Museums, The Hunterian and the National Library of Scotland.

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

At times, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos. 

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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