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Kelvin Hall entrance from Bunhouse Road

Museums Kelvin Hall

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
Christmas & New Year Opening Hours for Kelvin Hall: closed on 24, 25 & 26 Dec; open Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 Dec, 2 – 9pm; open Saturday 30 Dec, 8am - 5pm; closed on 31 Dec and 1 & 2 Jan 2018


0141 276 1450

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.


Wheelchair access
Hearing loop
Accessible toilets
Baby changing
Baby feeding
Photography and video recording



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Access Information:

  • Guide and assistance dogs are welcome
  • There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts and there are free wheelchairs available to hire at reception
  • If you have any further access requirements, please call us and we will try our best to accommodate them.
  • You can find further access information for this venue on the DisabledGo website.
  • If you use British Sign Language, you can watch our  British Sign Language introduction to Kelvin Hall.

Venue Information

  • Download a Kelvin Hall Floor Plan
  • The building has free wifi
  • PAMIS adult change available
  • There is a regular programme of special activities - see the What's On section for more details.

Car Park

  • The car park on Bunhouse Road costs £1 for 4 hours
  • There are spaces reserved for blue badge holders free of charge with no time restrictions on Bunhouse Road

How to get here

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.

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Kelvin Hall

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW

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