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Glasgow attractions & tourist information
Find places to visit and things to do in Glasgow with these visitor guides.
Visiting Scotland’s tourist attractions can be an expensive business, especially for those visitors travelling with a family. In this article you will discover a list of completely free-to-visit attractions in Glasgow that are suitable for all ages, including historic buildings, walking routes, museums, and public parks.
From the attractions on the River Clyde to the exciting buzz of the city centre you’re guaranteed to find something to do in Glasgow. Discover a collection of fascinating facts about the city in this article that covers everything from its history to its tourist attractions.
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is famous for its superb collection of free attractions that include the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Riverside Museum of Transport, and Glasgow Cathedral. Discover the best attractions for adults in Glasgow with this complete visitor guide which includes overviews of the top places, a map, and lots of good-to-know visiting advice.
The Tall Ship is a 19th-century fully-restored sailing ship and museum moored up at Pointhouse Quay next to The Riverside Transport Museum in Glasgow. The floating museum features a restored interior with authentic displays of life at sea in the Victorian era. The attraction also houses a shop and a café. It is currently free to visit. Discover the Tall Ship with this complete visitor guide.
Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is the highlight of Kelvingrove Park, the 84-acre green area in the centre of the city. The museum features a vast number of exhibits sourced from around the world in a series of themed exhibition spaces. Discover this fascinating attraction with this complete guide which features an overview, visiting tips, and 360° photos.
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The Glasgow city centre mural trail takes walkers on an interesting route through the city centre to view giant public artworks that have been painted on buildings and walls. Discover this fascinating trail in this complete guide which provides an overview as well as handy visiting advice.
The Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art (known locally as the GOMA) features temporary and permanent exhibitions of Scotland’s greatest modern artworks. The gallery is located in a former city mansion and is regarded as one of the finest collections of modern art in Scotland. Discover the GOMA with this complete visitor guide.
The beautiful 12th-century Glasgow Cathedral is the oldest building in Glasgow and it is the most complete medieval cathedral on the Scottish mainland. The cathedral is open to the public and is centrally located between the Glasgow Necropolis and St. Mungo’s Museum.
Glasgow is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in Scotland and it’s frequently voted one of the best tourist cities in the world. Discover a collection of the top attractions you can see on a weekend break in Glasgow with this detailed guide that will take you from Kelvingrove Museum to the Glasgow Necropolis and beyond (and keep reading till the end to see a bonus attraction).
The Burrell Collection – located in Pollok Country Park – is one of Glasgow’s largest free museums. The collection of artworks was donated to the city by Sir William Burrell in 1944 and is now cared for by a charity. There are more than 9,000 objects in The Burrell Collection including tapestries, paintings, sculptures, weaponry, stained glass and pottery from major artists including Rodin, Degas, and Cezanne.
As the largest city in Scotland, Glasgow is a wonderful destination for tourists. It’s home to many of the finest historic buildings in the country but it’s also an ultra-modern city with many of Scotland’s best restaurants, bars and nightlife. Discover everything you need to know about visiting Glasgow in this complete tourist information guide which includes details about where to eat, where to stay, and the best places to go shopping.
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is renowned for its culture, style, and its wide variety of tourist attractions. Discover how to travel to and around Glasgow with this concise guide.
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