Best Bar: Tune in, turn on and chill out at Blue Dog (West Georges St), Glasgow's hottest cocktail bar, which plays jazz, soul and funk music until 3am every night.
Best Restaurant: Sample some Indian delights at The Dhabba Indian Restaurant (Candleriggs), where the best of North Indian cooking is prepared by award-winning chefs.
Best Shop: Queen Street’s Cult Clothing offers the most eclectic mix of fashion in Glasgow, with everything from the baggy to the bizarre available behind its funky façade.
Whether you are looking for an educational day out or a fun place to explore The Tall Ship has it all. From Pirates and Mermaids to exhibitions and conferences you can be sure that The Tall Ship has something for everyone! Open 7 days a week throughout the year - March - October 10am - 5pm, November - February 10am - 4pm. Prices - Adult - £5.00, Concession - £4.50. Free child entry with every adult or concession. Additional children - £3.00
One of the finest civic collections in Europe is housed within this Glasgow landmark. Open Monday to Thursday and Saturday 10am to 5pm and Friday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.
The Museum of Transport in the Kelvin Hall houses many exhibits of national and international importance. The museum uses its collections of vehicles and models to tell the story of transport by land and sea, with a unique Glasgow flavour. Open Monday to Thursday and Saturday 10am to 5pm and Friday and Sunday 11am to 5pm.
The Gallery of Modern Art is the second most visited contemporary art gallery outside London, offering a thought-provoking programme of temporary exhibitions and workshops. It displays work by local and international artists as well as addressing contemporary social issues through its major biannual projects. Open Monday to Wednesday and Saturday 10am–5pm, Thursday 10am–8pm and Friday and Sunday 11am–5pm.
Glasgow Science Centre - two attractions in one destination. The Science Mall has three floors packed with exhibits, interactive workshops and live science shows. The IMAX cinema shows 2D and 3D films that will amaze and astound. Open Monday to Sunday 10am-6pm.
A variety of themes of horticultural and botanical interest are found in the grounds as well as attractive walks by the River Kelvin. Its immaculate formal gardens and arboretum provide a welcome break from the bustle of the West End. Open Monday to Sunday 7am-dusk.
When Sir William Burrell gifted his collection of over 9,000 works of art to Glasgow, the city acquired one of the greatest collections created by one person. You can wander round important collections of medieval art, tapestries, alabasters, stained glass and English oak furniture, European paintings, including works by Degas and Cézanne, an important collection of Islamic art, and modern sculpture including works by Epstein and Rodin. Open Monday to Thursday and Saturday 10am–5pm and Friday and Sunday 11am–5pm.
The People's Palace is Glasgow's social history museum and a chance to see the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the present. You can see paintings, prints and photographs displayed alongside a wealth of historic artefacts, film and computer interactives. Open Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday 10am-5pm and Friday and Sunday 11am-5pm. Closed on Mondays.
Glasgow is a culturally rich city with 13 museums in total across the city. For more information on any of the museums outlined in our things to do guide, visit the Glasgow Museums website.
Scottish Opera stage many productions in Glasgow's theatres throughout the year. To find out about current and future productions, visit the Scottish Opera website.