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Plan your visit to GMRC
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Photograph showing the outside and front entrance of The Open Museum at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.

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Location map


200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow, G53 7NN.

Free entry.

Contact Us

Phone - 0141 276 9300

Email -

Opening Hours - booking is essential

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-5pm

Friday 11-5pm

Book a tour

Glasgow Life Museums offer unique experiences and lasting memories for group visitors. We offer a wealth of history, art and heritage in some of the city's finest buildings. You can choose from the following group tours.

How to book a tour

Getting Here

First Bus services 10 and 57 stop near the venue.

GMRC is a short walk from Nitshill train station, and the path is clearly signposted. Trains run regularly between Nitshill and Glasgow Central train station with a reduced service on Sunday.

There is a free car park with a limited number of spaces.

Photograph showing a tour in progress at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.
Photograph showing a 'Behind the Scenes' tour in progress, at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.

Accessibility and visitor facilities

The accessible toilet is located on the right, past the reception, approximately 14m from the main entrance. 

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

There is not a hearing assistance system.

If you use British Sign Language, you can watch a British Sign Language introduction to GMRC

There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts.

Photography permission must be agreed with gallery staff. It is the visitor’s responsibility to ensure no copyright is infringed. The use of flash and tripods is prohibited.

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

Baby changing facilities are available.

There is a cloakroom.

The building has free WiFi.


Watch our video which offers access to our collections.

Green Tourism / Visit Scotland

GMRC is a four star Visit Scotland visitor attraction.

Photography and Filming Guidelines

GMRC Autism-Friendly Storyboard

Download our autism-friendly storyboard ahead of your visit.

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