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Kelvin Hall

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Kelvin Hall

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon 6:30am - 10:00pm
Tue 6:30am - 10:00pm
Wed 6:30am - 10:00pm
Thu 6:30am - 10:00pm
Fri 6:30am - 10:00pm
Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 8:00am - 8:00pm

Contact

0141 276 1450
info@glasgowlife.org.uk

The Glasgow Museums' store at Kelvin Hall holds up to 400,000 objects that are not currently on show in our venues.  These include items from the Glasgow history, archaeology, furniture and education collections.  Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s famous Cranston tearooms are also stored here.

Access to the museum store is by guided tour only.  There are changing displays on the main avenue and we regularly organise special events and workshops.

 

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Accessible toilets

Changing Places available

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Guidedog friendly

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing loop

If you use British Sign Language, you can watch our  British Sign Language introduction to Kelvin Hall.

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

Additional information

You can find further access information for this venue on the DisabledGo website.

Kelvin Hall Floor Plan

Cafe

Shop

Free wifi

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.

‘Away for the Day with Glasgow Museums’ is a booklet full of free family fun. Download the booklet to try something new together as a family.

There is a page for each of our museums. You will find activities, suggestions of family-friendly displays to explore, and ideas for what else there is to see and do nearby.

Families who are new to Glasgow Museums and families who have visited our museums before helped to create this booklet – there are top tips inside.

Glasgow Museums belong to you. You and your family are welcome here. We understand that all families have different interests and needs, and we aim to help you to get what you want from your visit.

Have fun and don’t forget to collect your sticker from reception!

Location

Kelvin Hall

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW

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