Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Glasgow: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Glasgow: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Explore one of the most vibrant Scottish cities with a 1 or 2-day ticket to Glasgow’s hop-on and hop-off bus. Explore museums, art galleries, parks, buildings as well as shopping opportunities. You can get a family ticket that covers 2 adults along with 3 children between the ages of 5 and 15. In addition, the city’s pubs, cafés, bars and nightclubs help make Glasgow one of the new preferred destinations for short breaks. The visitor attractions and places of interest are spread throughout the city and the best way to visit the attractions and to see the city, is to step on one of the open-top tour buses for a fully guided tour round all the main sights. Jump off at any of the 21 stops, conveniently located for the Gothic Cathedral, the Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, the recently restored Kelvingrove Art Galleries, Glasgow University, Glasgow Green and Clydeside Distillery, among many other sights. Bus Route Itinerary:  Stop 1 - George Square Stop 2 - Glasgow Cathedral Stop 3 - Merchant City Stop 4 - Barras Market Stop 5 - Glasgow Green Stop 6 - St Enoch Stop 7 - St Vincent Place Stop 8 - Radisson Hotel Stop 9 - Argyle Street Stop 10 - Hilton Garden Inn Stop 11 - SECC Stop 12 - Clydeside Distillery Stop 13 - Riverside Museum Stop 14 - Kelvin Way Stop 15 - Byres Road Stop 16 - Kelvingrove Art Gallery Stop 17 - Kelvin Park Stop 18 - University of Glasgow Stop 19 - Charing Cross Stop 20 - Sauchiehall St Stop 21 - Theatre Royal Stop 22 - Buchanan Bus Station

Glasgow: West End Private Walking Tour

2. Glasgow: West End Private Walking Tour

Discover the affluent and prosperous area of Glasgow’s West End with its own unique history on this private walking tour. Explore sights such as the University of Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and the relaxing Botanic Gardens. During this 1.5 hour tour, immerse yourself in the history of Glasgow's development. Walk down quaint cobbled lanes to see sights such as Kibble Palace at the Botanic Gardens, the hidden railway line, and the Lady of the Lake in Kelvingrove Park. Uncover the history and stories that make this area so unique with your local guide.

Glasgow: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour with Snacks

3. Glasgow: City Highlights Guided Bike Tour with Snacks

Glide through the streets of Glasgow on a guided bike tour with a Royal Mail bicycle. Follow your guide through some of Glasgow’s most scenic neighborhoods, and learn about the history of the area. Meet your guide and climb aboard your fully refurbished Royal Mail bicycle. Ride along the waterfront area of historic Clydeside and appreciate the modern architectural gems in view. Enjoy snacks during the tour. Admire the vibrant street art in Yorkhill and cycle alongside Glasgow's best-loved river, the Kelvin. Hear the history behind each turn from your guide, including Glasgow's role in the making of the empire. Marvel at the impressive architecture of Kelvingrove Museum and reflect on the contribution the city has made to the world with a stop at Glasgow University. Finish your tour at the departure point.

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What people are saying about Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 871 reviews

The best thing you would like about them is the frequency of buses. It went so smooth. The drivers were really helpful. For me it was like a piece of cake too because I was staying in city center. But nonetheless I definitely enjoyed two days with them.

This is a great option to get to know the city and to work out which sites you want to spend time at during your time here. Loved being able to listen to the commentary at each point around the point.

Great way to tour the city while hearing about the history and other information about Glasgow.

Great tour. Stevie was a great informative guide. Stunning scenery & plenty of stops.

Really nice if you want to do sight seeing around the city.