Glasgow Life Museums provide learning and outreach opportunities for young people, schools, teachers, adult learners and families through a wide variety of collection focused workshops and special activities.
Glasgow Museums Learning
Glasgow Life Museums offers a wide range of opportunities to engage and explore our collections in a fun, stimulating and supported environment. We provide opportunities for:
- Nurseries and schools
- Colleges and universities
- Adult learners
- Older adults
- Projects and special programmes
Age Well, Free Museum Workshops
Glasgow Life Museums now offer free Age Well sessions for groups of older adults and care homes visiting our venues, including here at Kelvin Hall.
These relaxed museum sessions offer the opportunity for your group to visit and engage with museum objects in a meaningful way with a member of our learning team, handle real museum objects, take part in practical activities, and enjoy tea, coffee and chat. These workshops are dementia friendly and can be tailored to meet the needs of your group.
Age Well sessions last 90 minutes, for groups of 5-12 participants maximum including carers and are available to book throughout the year in any of the following Glasgow Life Museum venues: Kelvin Hall Riverside Museum Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, The Burrell Collection, Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC), The People’s Palace,
Each venue offers a unique session exploring the objects from that museum.
To book an Age Well group session in a museum venue of your choice please call 0141 276 9505 / 9506 or Email: email@example.com
Please try to book as far in advance as possible to ensure availability.
Groups can also visit our museums on a self-led basis. Please phone and let us know you are coming. We can email you information to help plan your visit.
For further resources and information please see our Ageing Well webpage.
Your Museum, Free Sessions for Community Groups
Your Museum visits – are Glasgow Museums free sessions for Glasgow community groups who would benefit from some assistance when visiting our museum venues.
These relaxed museum workshops offer the opportunity for groups to visit and engage with museum objects in a meaningful way with a member of our learning team, handle real museum objects, take part in practical activities, and enjoy tea, coffee and chat.
These visits are informal and friendly and can be tailored to meet the needs of your group. Your Museum sessions last 90 minutes, for groups of up to 12-15 participants including group leaders and are available to book throughout the year in Kelvin Hall.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0141 276 9505 / 9506 (weekdays only) and your enquiry will be directed to the relevant museum contact. Please allow a few weeks’ notice as we tend to get booked up far in advance.
Groups can also visit our museums on a self-led basis. At Kelvin Hall our items are held in the Museums Stores and therefore booking a guided visit is recommended.