Discover Glasgow Glasgow Tourist Attractions


Glasgow is extremely proud of it's fantastic range of tourist attractions, and quite rightly so. Many are free admission and most are open year round. Whether you are looking to relax and learn more about Scotland's history, have an exciting and fun-filled break or just take in as much as possible from every genre you will not be let down in Glasgow.

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You can take in a theatre production, concert or opera performance at one of the many stunning theatres in and around Glasgow. If you are perhaps more of a nature person you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through one of the many publics parks and gardens, or enjoy a cycle ride.

If you want to spend, spend, spend before you fully relax you needn't worry as Glasgow's shopping district is bursting with great shops and boutiques for you to peruse. Afterwards, enjoy a quiet coffee in one of the many café's lining the Glasgow streets, or dance the night away in our various bars and clubs, enjoy a meal at a great restaurant.

Glasgow not only offers organised attractions but just wandering around the City you can take in some of the best sights, the Glasgow architecture. It truly is stunning with buildings old and new designed by ordinary people to fantastic designers. Tourists flock to Glasgow and they are not disappointed on arrival, the city is friendly and easy to get around with many exciting activities on offer.

No matter what your budget or even how long you are staying for, there is fun for all ages and all tastes in Glasgow. Hard as it may be to believe but just beyond the busyness of the city streets lies some of the most beautiful countryside, again this is easy to reach via public transport, which runs regularly.

We want you to make the most of your visit to this great city and when your planning your trip you can choose the first things you want to explore and see! From art galleries to great museums there is a phenomenal selection, which you will probably need more than one trip to explore.

  • Glasgow Cathedral

    Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ

    Glasgow Cathedral Situated in Scotland's largest City, Glasgow Cathedral is was established by St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow. The cathedral was built during the 13th - 15th centuries and is the only medieval catedral in Scotland's mainland to survive the 1560 Reformation.
  • Glasgow School of Art

    167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ.

    Glasgow School of Art Founded in 1845 as Glasgow Government School of Design, this world-renowned art school changed its name to Glasgow School of Art in 1853 and was originally sited in Ingram Street near Glasgow’s Merchant City. One of Glasgow’s famous sons and alumni of the School of Art, Charles Rennie Mackintosh won the bid to redesign the new Art School, which was relocated to Renfrew Street.
  • Glasgow Science Centre

    50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA

    Glasgow Science Centre Officially opened on the 5 July 2001 to mark Scotland’s flagship Millennium Project. GSC brings science and technology to life through hundreds of interactive exhibits in the Science Mall and the unique experiences of the GSC IMAX® Theatre and the Glasgow Tower.
  • House for an Art Lover

    Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW

    House for an Art Lover Situated in the beautiful gounds of Bellahouston Park in Glasgow’s south side, The House for an Art Lover is one of Glasgow’s most unique art galleries and cultural attractions, housing one of the most enchanting pieces of recent research on Rennie Mackintosh.
  • Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery

    University of Glasgow, University Ave, Glasgow G12 8QQ

    Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery The Hunterian Gallery houses the University of Glasgow's art collection making it available for study and for pleasure. It has a wide range of exhibitions and receives lottery funding to provide its education programme. The museum is located at the University of Glasgow and is easily accessible by underground, bus or by car.
  • The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour

    150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS

    The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour One of only five tall ships' to be built on the River Clyde and is the last one based here and the only one left in the UK. Visiting The Tall Ship is a must when in Glasgow and offers a fantastic insight into what it may have been like to work and live back then. Since it's opening in 1999 the Tall Ship has attracted 30,000 visitors. Attractions include a museum charting the ship's history and restoration process.
  • The Burrell Collection

    2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43 1AT

    The Burrell Collection Set within Pollok Estate on the south side of Glasgow. Filled with fantastic pieces of art and memorabilia and with beautifully kept grounds surrounding this great museum. Pollok House is also only a short walk from the Burrell, which means you can enjoy both of these great visitor attractions. The Burrell Collection is very easy to get to and you will a great restaurant also within the building.
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

    Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG.

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is the city of Glasgow's premier museum and art gallery. The building attracts over 1 million visitors each year and was described Neil MacGregor, the director of the British museum in London as "one of Europe's great civic art collections". The museum is the second most popular visitor attraction in Scotland and the most visited museum in the United Kingdom outside London.