We have one of the finest collections in Europe. Many of these items are on display in our museums and many more are available to view online.
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Use our collections navigator to browse through some of the many objects from paintings, arms and armour and stained glass, to locomotive engines, tapestries and sculpture.Visit our collections navigator
Glasgow Museums has an extensive and internationally significant collection of art. It comprises over 60,000 objects from all parts of the world, which date from about 1100 to the present.Explore art and design collections
Glasgow Museums has a substantial and internationally significant human history collection. It comprises over 200,000 objects, which originate from all parts of the world and which date from about 700,000 BC to the present.Explore human history collections
Glasgow Museums has an extensive collection of over 21,000 objects related to transport and technology. These objects date from about 1700 to the present.Explore transport and technology collections
Glasgow Museums has an extensive and internationally significant natural history collection. It comprises over 585,000 specimens, which date from about 2,800 million years ago in the Precambrian to the present.Explore natural history collections
Collections research and enquiries
Glasgow Museums collection is a Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland. Our extensive collection provides invaluable information for people wishing to undertake research in Art and Design, Human History, Natural History or Transport and Technology.