Ageing Well Programme - Individuals

Engaging with each other
Photograph showing people during an outreach session


ReEngage Programme

Glasgow Museums work with the charity ReEngage to provide gatherings at our venues.

These cater for people over the age of 70, who may live alone or find it harder to get out on their own and are interested in visiting museums. Guests are collected from their homes by volunteers and explore a different museum each month.

If you would like to attend our ReEngage programme, call 0800 716 543. Alternatively visit their website or email


Coffee and Culture

Coffee & Culture is a free museum programme which provides an opportunity to meet people, find out about museum displays and access information and support in a relaxing setting. Working in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, these are friendly and welcoming sessions for people with dementia and their carers, followed by tea, coffee and chat. We offer this programme regularly at Kelvin Hall and The Burrell Collection.

Kelvin Hall - fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons, for six sessions

If you or someone you know would be interested in coming along to this programme please contact Iain Houston to find out when the next block starts, on telephone. 0141 418 3933 or

Burrell Collection – monthly, ongoing on Monday afternoons

If you or someone you know would be interested in coming along to this programme please contact Jan Watson
Community Activities Organiser | Glasgow | Telephone  07407 814641  Email:

Chest Heart Stroke Scotland

Glasgow Museums have been working in partnership with Chest Heart Stroke Scotland (CHSS) to improve our offer and services for those who have had a stroke, this has included training museum staff through an Understanding Communication and Stroke Experiences workshop and working with Stroke groups across the city.

Digital Book

Why not reminisce and use our Glasgow Memories book from the comfort of your home? Discover new ways to explore Glasgow Museum objects in our digital book. There is something for everyone to relate to with themes such as hobbies, music, transport, sport and holidays. Follow the link below:

Glasgow Memories Digital Book

Venue storyboards

You might wish to familiarise yourself with the museum venue and its facilities before you visit. We have created visual storyboards for all of our museum venues. 

See and download our range of Visual Storyboards

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