Top 10 Kids Activities in Glasgow
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Glasgow is a great city for children. On...
A good day out for older kids, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery on Argyle Street is one of the best art spaces in the city,
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Located on the South Bank of the River Clyde, the Glasgow Science Centre has extensive exhibits dedicated to the study of science. The centre contains many interactive displays and a planetarium within its Science Mall, as well as an IMAX cinema that screens 3D and other movies.

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Top 10 kids Activities in Glasgow

  1. 1. Top 10 Kids Activities in Glasgow Posted by Guest Blogger on 04th, September 2012 Glasgow is a great city for children. One of the most culturally diverse cities in Europe, Glasgow is also home to many open spaces and areas designed specifically for children, as well as locations that are ideal for family days out. Among the best places to visit for kids within the city are the Glasgow Science Centre, Jungle in the City, the Scotland Street School Museum, Tollcross Children’s Farm, and Kelvingrove Park. Most of these destinations are located within Glasgow’s city centre, and within each reach of hotels. Others can be found just outside the main city limits. 1 - Glasgow Science Centre Located on the South Bank of the River Clyde, the Glasgow Science Centre has extensive exhibits dedicated to the study of science. The centre contains many interactive displays and a planetarium within its Science Mall, as well as an IMAX cinema that screens 3D and other movies. 2 - Jungle in the City A soft play area that is ideal for small children, Jungle in the City can be found on Gardner Street, and is open from 9.30am-6pm. The centre also sells healthy snacks for children and adults. Activities In Glasgow | Travel To Glasgow Trip to Ireland 3 - Glasgow Botanic Gardens One of the best public spaces in Glasgow, the Botanic Gardens in the West End contains a world class arboretum, as well as glasshouses and the Kibble Palace. An excellent choice for a family day of wandering around its grounds. 4 - Scotland Street School Museum This museum was once a school, and is now dedicated to the history of childhood and school education. Recreated classrooms and costumes are available for children to explore, while the Museum puts on regular exhibits. Forthcoming exhibits include one dedicated to Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter. 5 - Kelvingrove Art Gallery
  2. 2. A good day out for older kids, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery on Argyle Street is one of the best art spaces in the city, and provides a wide range of different exhibitions. The Art Gallery is also centrally located near the River Kelvin, and a visit can take up most of an afternoon. 6 - Tollcross Children’s Farm & Visitor Centre Part of a larger set of gardens that include Rose Gardens and Winter Gardens, as well a Nature Walk, the Children’s Farm itself contains Shire horses and Shetland ponies, as well as Highland cattle. A Victorian style ‘secret’ garden is also located nearby. 7 - Police Museum Dedicated to the history of Glasgow’s police force, the first in the UK, this museum can be a good trip for a few hours with older children, and features photographs, uniforms, and other exhibits on changes to the police over the years. 8 - The Creation Station More of a moving event that can be booked within Glasgow, The Creation Station puts on arts and crafts parties, and offers party entertainment. Shows encourage children to experiment with art, and can be booked at short notice for trips in the city. Activities In Glasgow | Travel Guide Glasgow Guide To Scotland 9 - Kelvingrove Park A historic park located in the West End of Glasgow, and home to the previously mentioned art gallery, Kelvingrove Park contains acres of land, benches, and sculptures to explore, and also has a skatepark. 10 - Scottish Football Museum Found at Hampden Park stadium, the Scottish Football Museum is devoted to the history of Scottish football and its players, and is open seven days a week. The Museum also puts on children’s birthday parties. Kirsten is a passionate and experienced UK writer specialising within the holiday and travel industry. She currently enjoy travel and, providing insider tips for hotel visitors and travellers.

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