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Kelvin Hall entrance from Bunhouse Road

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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


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.


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Accessible toilets

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.


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

Photography and video recording

Additional information

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

Kelvin Hall Floor Plan



Free wifi

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By train

Kelvin Hall is around 20 minutes walk from Partick Station


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.


Kelvin Hall

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW

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