Glasgow Museums at Kelvin Hall

Opening Hours

  • Monday: 8am - 10pm
  • Tuesday: 8am - 10pm
  • Wednesday: 8am - 10pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 10pm
  • Friday: 8am - 10pm
  • Saturday: 8am - 8pm
  • Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Kelvin Hall provides access to Glasgow Museums' Social History, Mackintosh, Archaeology and furniture collections through tours, events and temporary displays.

  • Collections focus

    Find out about our collections

    Two people unwrapping plastic from a restored Charles Rennie Mackintosh chair.  The image is taken in a warehouse with a number of other items wrapped in plastic in the background.
  • Learn

    Find out about our learning offer in museums for all ages

    A collection of people viewing conservation items on shelves in a store room
  • Special displays

    A unique opportunity for community groups to create their own exhibitions

    A person with glasses on painting letters on a sign using a paint brush and palette. There is artwork in the background.

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. 

Old black and white photograph of the outside of the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow. There are trams pictured in the front of the building. The building has three towers to the front.

Find out more about the history of Kelvin Hall

Information about Kelvin Hall's rich history from 1926 to the present day.

Kelvin Hall history