Kelvin Hall

Coffee and Culture

Coffee and Culture
Dates and times
Every 2 weeks on Tuesday from 16th Jan 2024 until 29th Mar 2024
2:00PM - 3:30PM

Coffee and Culture is a free and friendly museum programme which provides an opportunity to meet people, view museum objects, watch archive film footage and access information and support in a welcoming setting. 

Working in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, Glasgow Museums provides a supportive and stimulating environment to explore museum objects through creative engagement, connect with others and enjoy a tea or coffee and chat. 

These relaxed sessions have been designed for people recently diagnosed with dementia and their families and carers. 

Workshops run fortnightly: January 16th, 30th, February 13th, 27th, March 12th, 26th 2024.

Booking information: If you or someone you know would be interested in coming along to this programme please contact Iain Houston, on telephone. 0141 418 3933 or email:

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


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


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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