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St Mungo Museum of Religious LIfe and Art exterior

Museums St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon Closed
Tue 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 10:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 11:00am - 5:00pm


0141 276 1625

The museum is named after Glasgow's patron saint who brought the Christian faith to Scotland in the 6th century. It is built on the site of the medieval Bishops’ Castle and is designed in its style. The galleries are full of displays, objects and stunning works of art that explore the importance of religion in peoples’ lives across the world and across time.

The venue aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and those of none and offers something for everyone. There are regular events, from family-friendly activities to talks about culture and religion in Scotland today. Or you can relax in the popular cafe which opens out to the first Zen garden in Britain.

The museum sits across from Provand’s Lordship, which is the oldest house in Glasgow, and alongside the Glasgow Cathedral. Why not take a trip to visit all three?

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 a British Sign Language introduction to St Mungo Museum of Religious Life.

Venue Information

  • Download a St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art floor plan
  • There is a cafe and an outdoor picnic areas
  • The building has free wifi
  • There is a regular programme of special activities - see the What's On section for more details.
  • Pay and display parking and free disabled parking is available in the car park on Castle Street.

How to get here

Use Traveline Scotland to plan your trip

By train - the nearest local train station is High Street.

By bus - First Bus services 19, 19A, 38, 57 and 57A all stop near the museum.

On foot - The museum is located in the city centre, a short walk from Buchanan Street and Argyle Street. It is opposite Provand's Lordship and adjacent to Glasgow Cathedral.


  • Visit Scotland four star Visit Scotland visitor attraction 
  • Green tourism business scheme silver award


St Mungo Museum of Religious Life is a fantastic venue for corporate dinners, meetings, receptions and other private events.

The venue can also be used as a film and tv location.

Please visit our venue hire for more information.

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St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH

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Our collection

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art includes three galleries of permanent displays. .

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