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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: Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea or Gin

2. Glasgow: Vintage Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea or Gin

Experience Glasgow's top sights on a scenic bus tour while enjoying delicious treats. Be served a sophisticated afternoon tea menu of British snacks and upgrade your experience with a refreshing gin cocktail served in a teapot. Learn about the main landmarks as you pass by. Hop on a vintage double-decker and get ready for a unique adventure. Sit back, relax, and delight your senses whilst taking in the sites that the city has to offer. Choose from either a traditional afternoon tea and coffee or add gin cocktails with aromatic herbs and dainty edible flowers. Take in popular locations such as the People's Palace, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, and the Transport Museum. Hear all about each place you pass from your onboard tour guide. Taste delicious sandwiches, petit fours, cupcakes, scones, and mini quiches, and sip on a glass of prosecco before you leave.

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 950 reviews

Brilliant day from start to finish, the hosts were amazing and got the crowd going. Loved the stop to the museum was really interesting would highly recommend you to all our friends, I would just say maybe a uniform or a Santa hat even, would make it more memorable. Definitely a 5 star ⭐️ experience all round. Merry Xmas Debs Susan and Nikki from Aberdeen

Great way to see sights of City and stop off at museums etc. Friendly drivers. Could do with timetable at every stop to plan visits better.

We had a good fun and a wonderful glimpse of the city thru' this... best way to do on a day trip to Glasgow

Great experience. Super professional lady driver. Great audio guides/explanations on board.

Good overview of Glasgow if you have limited time.