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Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
G3 8AG
 Currently Closed
Name
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Address
Argyle Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 8AG
Website
Attractions Website
The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is now closed until summer 2006 for major refurbishment. However, you can still see key works from the collection at the McLellan Galleries, where they will be on display until the reopening of Kelvingrove.
Kelvingrove Park
G12 8NR
0141 334 6363
Name
Kelvingrove Park
Address
Otago Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G12 8NR
Telephone
0141 334 6363
Fax
0141 357 5973
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Kelvingrove Park's 85 acres were laid out by Sir Joseph Paxton in 1852 and is situated between Glasgow University and Kelvingrove Art Galleries. Features in the park include commemorative statues, fountains, tennis, bowling and a fine herbaceous border.
Kilsyth's Heritage
G65 0HT
01236 823 147
Name
Kilsyth's Heritage
Address
The Library, Burngreen
Town
Kilsyth
Postcode
G65 0HT
Telephone
01236 823 147
Fax
01236 823 147
Website
Attractions Website
Email
Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries, this museum portrays the more recent social history of the Kilsyth area. It is a small part of the Kilsyth Library.
Kings Park
G44
0141 771 6372
Name
Kings Park
Address
Carmunnock Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G44
Telephone
0141 771 6372
 
A 67 acre park with woodlands, a historic house and a walled garden.
The Lighthouse
G1 3NU
0141 221 6362
Name
The Lighthouse - Scotland's Centre for Architecture, Design and The City
Address
11 Mitchell Lane,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G1 3NU
Telephone
0141 221 6362
Fax
0141 221 6395
Website
Attractions Website
Email
visitorservice@thelighthouse.co.uk
 
An unrivalled opportunity to experience Architecture and Design through a changing programme of world-class exhibitions, displays and events. Spanning six floors, The Lighthouse also contains the award winning Mackintosh Centre, Mackintosh Tower with stunning city views, Vitra Conference Suite, design shop and stylish rooftop café/bar.
The Lillie Art Gallery
G62 8BZ
0141 578 8846/8847
Name
The Lillie Art Gallery
Address
Station Road,
Town
Milngavie
Postcode
G62 8BZ
Telephone
0141 578 8846/8847
Fax
0141 570 0244
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Collection of 20th Century Scottish art including the Scottish Colourists and a collection of Joan Eardley drawings. Temporary exhibition programme of fine and applied art as well as exhibitions from the permanent collection. Appointment required to view works from the permanent collection not on display.
Linn Park
G44 5TA
0141 637 1147
Name
Linn Park
Address
Simshill Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G44 5TA
Telephone
0141 637 1147
Fax
0141 637 1147
 
Linn Park, Glasgow's second largest park is situated at the South East edge of the city. There are great riverside walks, woodlands and wildlife to experience. Facilities on offer are the Countryside Ranger Service, an equestrian centre, a special needs adventure playground and nature trails and golf course.
Loch Lomond Shores
G83 8QL
01389 722 406
Name
Loch Lomond Shores
Address
Ben Lomond Way,
Town
Balloch
Postcode
G83 8QL
Telephone
01389 722 406
Fax
01389 720 603
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Loch Lomond Shores offers year round entertainment, with a variety of stunning visitor experiences, events, outdoor activities, speciality retailing and spectacular cafes and bars. Set amidst the breathtaking splendour of Loch Lomond and as a gateway to the National Park, it is the one visitor destination not to be missed.
M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park
ML1 3RT
01698 333 777
Name
M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park
Address
Strathclyde Country Park,
Town
Motherwell
Postcode
ML1 3RT
Telephone
01698 333 777
Fax
01698 303 034
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Something for everyone! M&D's is bursting with family theme park favourites as well as boasting the largest collection of spine chilling thrill rides in the country, including Scotland's largest ever roller coaster 'Tornado'. There is also our multi-million pound Indoor Complex with restaurants, Wimpy, bowling and so much more for all the family.
McLean Museum & Art Gallery
PA16 8JX
01475 715 624
Name
McLean Museum & Art Gallery
Address
15 Kelly Street,
Town
Greenock
Postcode
PA16 8JX
Telephone
01475 715 624
Fax
01475 715 626
Website
Attractions Website
Email
The McLean Museum has permanent displays which feature local and natural history themes, shipping, ethnography, ancient Egypt and fine art. It has a programme of temporary exhibitions and a gift shop.
The Mackintosh Church at Queen's Cross
G20 7EL
0141 946 6600
Name
The Mackintosh Church at Queen's Cross
Address
870 Garscube Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G20 7EL
Telephone
0141 946 6600
Fax
0141 945 2321
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Designed in 1896, this is the only church by Mackintosh to be built and the simplicity of the design is inspiring. Gothic influences can be seen on the exterior and windows. Inside the Art Nouveau influence is visible in the carving on wood and stone. Shop and library.
The Mackintosh House
G12 8QQ
0141 330 5431
Name
The Mackintosh House
Address
Hunterian Art Gallery, 82 Hillhead Street, University of Glasgow
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G12 8QQ
Telephone
0141 330 5431
Fax
0141 330 3618
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
The Mackintosh House comprises the meticulously reconstructed principal interiors from the Glasgow home of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, complete with original furniture.
Martyrs' School
G4 OPX
0141 553 2557
Name
Martyrs' School
Address
Parson Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G4 OPX
Telephone
0141 553 2557
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Restored by apprentices of Glasgow City Building. Lime-wash plaster and tiling, with spectacular roof trusses. Lift access by arrangement with the CRM Society.
McLellan Galleries
G2 3EH
0141 565 4137
Name
McLellan Galleries
Address
270 Sauchiehall Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G2 3EH
Telephone
0141 565 4137
Fax
0141 565 4111
Website
Attractions Website
Email
While Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is closed for refurbishment, the McLellan Galleries hosts the 'Art Treasures of Kelvingrove' exhibition, a display of the city's best-loved artworks.
Merchant Square
G1 1RB
0141 552 5908
Name
Merchant Square
Address
Merchant City Properties Ltd, 71-73 Albion Street
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G1 1RB
Telephone
0141 552 5908
Fax
0141 553 1520
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Merchant Square is at the heart of Historic Merchant City. It is a covered and heated Victorian courtyard, (once part of the old Glasgow Fruit Market) and houses an exciting range of cafes and bar/restaurants, all with seating on their terraces.
Mitchell Library
G3 7DN
0141 287 2999
Name
Mitchell Library
Address
North Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 7DN
Telephone
0141 287 2999
Fax
0141 287 2815
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
The Mitchell Library, Europe's largest public reference library, holds over 1.5 million books, journals, photographs, maps, newspapers and the Archives. The library provides a unique historical resource and features many rare and special collections. Whether you are interested in Family History, Patents, the poetry of Robert Burns or the vast range of other materials held, the Mitchell Library offers something for everyone.
Moat Park Heritage Centre
ML12 6DT
01899 221050
Name
Moat Park Heritage Centre
Address
Kirkstyle,
Town
Biggar
Postcode
ML12 6DT
Telephone
01899 221050
Fax
01899 221050
Website
Attractions Website
Email
In this museum, striking models tell Clydesdale's story from geological times to the 20th Century; everything from live bees to the archaeology team's latest discoveries. Activity sheets available for children.
Motherwell Heritage Centre
ML1 3HU
01698 251 000
Name
Motherwell Heritage Centre
Address
High Road,
Town
Motherwell
Postcode
ML1 3HU
Telephone
01698 251 000
Fax
01698 268 867
Website
Attractions Website
Email
Motherwell Heritage Centre houses the Technopolis multi media exhibition, showing the impact of industrialisation on the Motherwell area and communities. Other features include a temporary exhibition area and a local history research facility. Viewing tower with panoramic outlook over the Clyde Valley.
Mugdock Country Park
G62 8EL
0141 956 6100/6586
Name
Mugdock Country Park
Address
Craigallian Road,
Town
Milngavie
Postcode
G62 8EL
Telephone
0141 956 6100/6586
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
750 acres of unspoiled semi natural countryside, supported by visitor centre and car parking. Other centre attractions include Mugdock Castle, tearoom, garden centre, gift shops, playgrounds, discovery room and theatre and conference suite.
Museum of Lead Mining
ML12 6UT
01659 74387
Name
Museum of Lead Mining
Address
Wanlockhead,
Town
By Biggar
Postcode
ML12 6UT
Telephone
01659 74387
Fax
01659 74481
Website
Attractions Website
Email
Extensive museum site including underground mine, period cottages, library, visitor centre with tearoom, shop and toilets.
Museum of Scottish Country Life
G76 9HR
01355 224 181
Name
Museum of Scottish Country Life
Address
Philipshill Road,
Town
East Kilbride
Postcode
G76 9HR
Telephone
01355 224 181
Fax
01355 571 290
Website
Attractions Website
Email
Visit the Museum of Scottish Country Life and see how time has changed the working lives of people in rural Scotland. See the national country life collection on display in the galleries; watch demonstrations of farming techniques; visit the inside of the Georgian farmhouse and steading at Kittochside. Enjoy a day in the countryside.
Museum of Transport
G3 8DP
0141 287 2720
Name
Museum of Transport
Address
1 Bunhouse Road,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G3 8DP
Telephone
0141 287 2720
Fax
0141 287 2692
Website
Attractions Website
Email
The history of transport on land and sea comes to life in the Museum of Transport. Dramatic displays of cars, trains, bikes, buses and boats provide a great day out for all the family.
The National Piping Centre
G4 0HW
0141 353 0220
Name
The National Piping Centre
Address
30-34 McPhater Street,
Town
Glasgow
Postcode
G4 0HW
Telephone
0141 353 0220
Fax
0141 353 1570
Website
Attractions Website
Email
The world’s foremost museum for the history and the music of Scotland's national instrument the great highland bagpipe. The showcase for the artefacts from the National Museums of Scotland’s collection.
New Lanark World Heritage Site
ML11 9DB
01555 661 345
Name
New Lanark World Heritage Site
Address
New Lanark Mills,
Town
by Lanark
Postcode
ML11 9DB
Telephone
01555 661 345
Fax
01555 665 738
Website
Attractions Website
Email
 
Award-winning Visitor Centre and Hotel in beautiful restored cotton mill village, close to the Falls of Clyde and less than an hour from Glasgow. Explore the attractions with one passport ticket, including a magical dark ride, 3D theatre show "Annie McLeod's Story", restored Millworkers' House and Robert Owen's School.

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