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Glasgow is full of amazing venues that can be hired for a variety of events. Our vast array of venues are tailor made for conferences with auditoriums and lecture theatres for large scale events and various sized meeting rooms.  

Whether you are looking for a small intimate space or a grand lavish backdrop we have the perfect venue for your event. To view our complete list of venues visit The Glasgow Venue Hire website.

Please see our Glasgow Museums below:

Gallery of Modern Art

​GoMA is Scotland's most visited modern  art gallery and home to the City's modern art collections. Housed in an  iconic building, GoMA is located in the heart of Glasgow - a city world famous for the artists that live and study here.

An impressive range of  artworks and exhibitions can be enjoyed by guests attending a function  here as GoMA offers a dynamic combination of stunning architecture and  cutting edge art for a unique event, including seminars, press briefings  and drinks receptions.

Burrell Collection

​The Burrell Collection is a serene wedding venue perfect to host evening receptions located in the beautiful wooded grounds of Pollok Park in the south of the city. This unique building, housing all of William Burrell's treasures, is a splendid and totally unique setting and offers the perfect choice for couples looking for an escape from the city, within the city.  

The Courtyard area, the first of the reception areas, is a bright and airy space where guests can enjoy champagne and canapés in a sedate setting then move through, past the stained glass windows and priceless exhibits to the ground floor dining area which is encased by vast elegant floor through ceiling windows which beautifully frame the rolling lush greenery of the park outside. 

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

​The Kelvingrove Art Gallery &  Museum offers discerning clients one of the city's most spectacular  settings for lavish receptions, banquets, gala dinners, product launches  and fashion shows. The Centre Hall can seat up to 500 dining guests and up to 1,000 for a drinks reception.

Seated beneath the exquisite  vaulted ceiling and ornate chandeliers, guests can enjoy a magnificent  combination of culture and fine cuisine. The Museum's magnificent  collection can also be viewed by guests during an evening event.

The Riverside Museum

The Riverside Museum, Scotland's Museum of Transport and Travel is the new home for Glasgow's world-class Transport and Technology Collection. The Zaha Hadid-designed building is a masterpiece of architecture, a perfect complement to the stunning and exciting displays within.

This exciting new attraction also offers several possibilities to clients seeking a topical and fascinating venue in which to hold corporate events such as private dinners, drinks receptions or meetings. The Museum's magnificent collection can also be

Riverside Museum can accommodate up to 1000 guests for an 'access all areas' standing reception and for a supplementary fee this type of event can be further enhanced for guests by the services of an expert-led guided tour of the collection.

St Mungo Museum

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art was the first museum in the world to look at all the major world religions together. Within the St Mungo Museum we offer venue hire clients a clean, bright and spacious function room which is perfect for meetings, training workshops, seminars and dinners.

The museum collection shows the inspirational role of religion throughout history and the beautifully presented displays can be viewed by guests attending a function at the St Mungo Museum.

Booking Venue

If you wish to book any of the above venues or require any further information please contact our booking team, their contact details can be found below:

Phone: 0141 276 9539 or Email or by completing the Make an Enquiry Form

Contact Glasgow Life

  • Phone 0141 276 9539
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