Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Glasgow

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Glasgow is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Glasgow a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Glasgow.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Glasgow:

  1. Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

    #1 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Glasgow Museum is a very important tourist attraction in Glasgow. Not only is the museum wonderful with great displays and a number of things to see but the building of...Read more

  2. Glasgow Cathedral

    #2 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Glasgow Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Cathedral Square, Castle St, Glasgow G4 0QZ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Glasgow Cathedral is also known as "High Kirk of Glasgow"  or "St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral". This medieval cathedral is a very important part of the lovely gothic architecture of Scotl...Read more

  3. The School Of Art

    #3 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    The School Of Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Address: 167 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RQ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Glasgow school of art is a part of the old city of Glasgow making it full of beautiful old buildings. The famous Mackintosh building which is a part of the campus is the main attraction for touris...Read more

  4. Merchant City

    #4 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Merchant City

    Tags: Walking Area, Architecture , Neighborhoods

    Address: 97-99 Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NP, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Merchant City is an area within Glasgow. The place is full of historical buildings and places that are sure to enchant you. The old buildings give the area a very rustic feel. Bars and restaurants of ...Read more

  5. Glasgow Necropolis

    #5 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Glasgow Necropolis

    Tags: Cemetery, Architecture

    Address: 70 Cathedral Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City G4 0UZ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Necropolis is a beautiful and eerie place to visit in Glasgow. The place is a solemn sight but still a very beautiful one. Greats like Alexander "Greek" Thomson, Bryce, Hamilton and Mackintosh hav...Read more

  6. Glasgow City Chambers

    #6 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Glasgow City Chambers

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: George Square, Glasgow City G2 1DU, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Glasgow city chambers are the heart of the political functioning of the city. Not only that, they are also a part of it’s past. The lovely Victorian architecture of the building is certainly...Read more

  7. Sharmanka

    #7 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Sharmanka

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Stage Show, Theatre

    Address: 103 Trongate Glasgow G1 5HD, United Kingdom

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

    Sharmanka Kinetic theatre is a really bizarre but lovely attraction in Glasgow. You will need to book tickets for the show in advance but it is worth the effort. The show is simply spectacular and tou...Read more

  8. Glasgow West End

    #8 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Glasgow West End

    Tags: Walking Area, Entertainment, Architecture , Neighborhoods

    Address: Ascot Gate, Glasgow, G12 0AP

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Glasgow West-end is one of the most popular districts of Glasgow. Hip and cool in every way, the place is also rich with history and culture. There are some brilliant pieces of Victorian architect...Read more

  9. The Lighthouse

    #9 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    The Lighthouse

    Tags: Light House, Landmark, View Point, Architecture

    Address: 11 Mitchell Ln, Glasgow G1 3NU, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The light house in Glasgow isn’t a maritime construction. It is a building that is the center of design and architecture in Scotland. Designed by the famous Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Ma...Read more

  10. Peoples Palace

    #10 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Peoples Palace

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Garden, Historical Site

    Address: Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AT, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The People's Palace in Glasgow, Scotland mainly functions as an exhibition hall and a glasshouse. Since the 1940s, it has been the museum of social history of the city. A beautiful recounting of the s...Read more

  11. George Square

    #11 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    George Square

    Tags: Walking Area, Statue, Entertainment, Square

    Address: George St, Glasgow G2 1DU, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This central square is a definite must visit. The George square has a lot of statues and other thing of interest making it a very popular tourist attraction. This historical square is a lovely place t...Read more

  12. Gallery Of Modern Art

    #12 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Gallery Of Modern Art

    Tags: Art Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH, UK

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Gallery of Modern Art opened in the year 1996 and is housed in a neo-classical building that’s absolutely elegant. It was renovated with a fantastic combination of new and old architecture s...Read more

  13. Tramway

    #13 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
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    Tags: Bar, Art Gallery

    Address: 25 Albert Dr, Glasgow G41 2PE, UK

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  14. House For An Art Lover

    #14 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    House For An Art Lover

    Tags: Art And Culture, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G41 5BW, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    In Bellahouston Park you will be able to find a lovely building called A House for an Art Lover. Originally designed for a competition by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, it wa...Read more

  15. Riverside Museum

    #15 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Glasgow
    Riverside Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Specialty Museum, Automobile Museum

    Address: 100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow G3 8RS, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A recent addition to the Glasgow tourism scene, this eclectic museum is quite intriguing. The building that houses the museum is a real marvel to begin with. The eccentric architecture of the building...Read more

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