Kelvin Hall in Glasgow’s West End

Do you love history and architecture? If so, make sure to visit the famous Kelvin Hall in Glasgow’s West End! This fantastic building has been home to some of the city’s important events and exhibitions, since its opening in 1927. A previous Kelvin Hall building was sadly destroyed by fire in 1925. The building is now mixed-use, with museums, tours and sports facilities, being an event at the Commonwealth Games, and part of the Museum of Transport and Travel until 2010.

Where can I find Kelvin Hall?

The facility is located across the road from Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. This area can be accessed from the city centre via Subway, Bus and Rail links.

Visitors can explore the fantastic historical collections that the building has to offer, while also partaking in one of their regular building tours. These collections include the Glasgow Museum, The University of Glasgow, and the National Library of Scotland. So what are you waiting for? Make the most of your day off, while exploring the West End and the fantastic architectural giant Kelvin Hall!

  • Sports Facility.
  • Cafes and restaurants nearby.
  • Next to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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