Access a wide range of learning resources for schools, teachers, researchers and communities.

Kelvin Hall visitors can find unique learning and research opportunities, exploring Scotland's past and present through our extensive collections.

We provide a rich resource for school groups, researchers, teachers and communities in Glasgow and beyond.

Learning opportunities on offer at Kelvin Hall include:

  • Film screenings
  • Exhibitions and events
  • Workshops for schools and community groups
  • Group projects and activities.


Booking now: Schools workshops and events for teachers. See the Moving Image Archive's Schools page on the Library's website.


Online learning resources

Our Learning Zone is a rich online resource, containing information and activities about a wide range of subjects, from polar exploration to First World War photography.

Scotland on Screen is an interactive online resource for teachers and learners, where you can view and analyse historical film clips from Scotland's Moving Image Archive, and learn how to use archive film.


National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall

1445 Argyle St

Glasgow G3 8AW


Open Hours

  • Monday: Closed to the public
  • Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 1.30pm - 8pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 5pm
  • Friday: 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Closed to the public

Access Info

  • Entry: Free
  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled toilet facilities: Yes
  • 1445 Argyle Street | Glasgow | G3 8AW | Scotland Entry to Kelvin Hall is Free
How to get here
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