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Glasgow - Things To Do

A Glasgow city break is a real journey of discovery, thanks to the wealth of things to do in the city. Ranging fascinating cultural attractions including Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (Scotland's most visited attraction) to a glimpse of the future at Glasgow Science Centre, here's our top ten 'not to be missed' things to do on your Glasgow city break.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Kelvingrove is a very special museum. The building is stunning and thanks to a recent multi-million pound refurbishment, the art and artefacts are shown off to even fuller effect. A collection of some of the most important art and museum pieces in the country - including the famous Dali painting Christ of St John of the Cross - this is a place you simply have to visit. For further information go to the  Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum website.

Glasgow School of Art
This Charles Rennie Mackintosh masterpiece is a must see, stunning interiors and eye-catching art await. This year marks the Schools centenerary and with with a programme of events happening throughout the year in the run up to the celebrations this is the perfect year to visit. For more inforamtion go to the website of the Glasgow School of Art.

The Lighthouse
Showcasing various enlightening exhibitions all year, the Lighthouse is a focal point for design, architecture and creativity. The extensive store is also packed full of quirky designer items and amazing books.Visit The Lighthouse website.

The Burrell Collection
One man's stunning collection, preserved for the nation. From classical paintings to rare ceramics - and a wealth of other oddities - this collection has to be seen to be believed. Read more about the Burrell Collection.

Glasgow Science Centre
Interactive displays, exhibits and innovative presentation means the world of science suddenly comes alive. Also on this site is the stunning Imax Theatre with a screen the size of a 5-a-side football pitch and the 100m high Glasgow Tower with its stunning views over the city.Visit the Glasgow Science Centre website.

The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour
Discover the fascinating history of the Glenlee and find out more about the ship-building and sea-faring past that Glasgow made its name on. Visit the website of The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour.

Gallery of Modern Art
Showcasing talent from Scotland and beyond, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) has regular exhibitions from internationally renowned artists as well as up and coming young stars.Visit the Gallery of Modern Art website.

Hunterian Art Gallery & Museum
A vast array of subjects are exhibited in this unique set of museums spread across four diverse locations. Each museum showcases different collections including zoology and anatomy.* Due to unforeseen work taking place there may be limited access to collections over the next few months.* Visit the  Huntarian Art Gallery & Museum website.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens
A journey through the social history of Glasgow and Scotland. Little snapshots in time are preserved here in paintings, prints and photographs - as well as historic artefacts, film and computer interactive displays from "ordinary" lives throughout the years. read more about the Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens.

House for an Art Lover
Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover represents one of the most exciting pieces of recent research into Glasgow's most famous architect. Find out the full story of how a design first submitted in 1901 was finally realised.Visit the website of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh House for an Art Lover.