Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Housed in an architectural gem, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum offers an impressive collection of art and historic artefacts across 22 themed galleries. Learn about Scottish history, world cultures, a range of arms and armour, bees (yes bees), and see a Mark 21 Spitfire as you explore this popular Scottish attraction.
Kelvingrove is open Monday to Thursday, and Saturday 10am to 5pm, with Friday and Sunday opening 11am to 5pm. This beautiful Glasgow landmark offers free entry and is a short 10 minute drive from Jurys Inn Glasgow.
Travel through the Riverside Museum and explore ‘the Streets’, ‘Made in Scotland’, ‘Cutting Edge: Past, Present and Future’, ’The River Clyde’, and ‘Transport and Leisure’, to learn a wealth of Glasgow history, heritage, and social development. With locomotives, velocipedes, vintage cars, and a stormtrooper to discover, Riverside Museum provides a fun and exciting day out for all ages.
The museum is open Monday to Thursday, and Saturday 10am to 5pm, with Fridays and Sundays opening 11am to 5pm. Riverside Museum also offers free entry and is located just a five minute drive from our hotel in Glasgow,
Gallery of Modern Art
Located in the heart of Glasgow, The Gallery of Modern Art is the second most visited contemporary art gallery outside London. Housed in an iconic building that is shared with Glasgow city library, the gallery offers 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. This Glasgow attraction allows you to immerse in a world of inspiring art and cultural exploration.
The gallery is open Monday to Thursday, and Saturday 10am to 5pm, with Fridays and Sundays opening 11am to 5pm. Entry is free, and situated in the city centre, the Gallery of Modern Art is just a ten minute walk from our Glasgow hotel.
The Burrell Collection
Sir William Burrell gifted his collection of over 9,000 works of art to Glasgow, allowing the city acquire one of the greatest collections created by an individual. This incredible cultural gem allows you to peruse medieval art, tapestries, alabasters, stained glass and English oak furniture, European paintings, including works by Degas and Cézanne, a collection of Islamic art, and modern sculpture- including works by Epstein and Rodin.
The Burrell Collection is also located in the heart of the Pollok Country Park, offering visitors the opportunity to explore beautiful woodlands, as well as Pollok House and its grounds for a truly fantastic day out.
The collection is open Monday to Thursday, and Saturday 10am to 5pm, with Fridays and Sundays opening 11am to 5pm. The Burrell Collection offers free entry and is a brief 20 minute drive from our hotel in Glasgow city centre.