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Burrell Collection, The



Named after its donor, the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell, it is one of the greatest collections ever created by one person. Included are over 8000 objects from Ancient Civilisations, Medieval Europe and examples of Chinese and Islamic art.

In the heart of Pollok Country Park, this award-winning building houses a unique collection in a beautiful woodland setting.

Displays range from work by major artists including Rodin, Degas and Cezanne, to important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, Ancient Civilizations and more.

The Burrell regularly hosts temporary exhibitions, and runs an extensive programme of events and activities for both adults and families with children.

Activities

Burrell documentary film screening. 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm (no need to book, 180 seat capacity, 1hour duration)

Just for Kids

Self led trails and backpacks available from the Enquiry Desk. Learn about the Burrell Collection and have fun along the way with our range of backpacks and trails. Pick up a backpack for an interactive look at the collection or test your powers of observation with a trail. Both are suitable for a range of ages. Trails includ Treasure Trail, Mosques Minarets, and The Tricky Tudors. Backpacks available include Around the World (age 5+), Animal Safari (age 7+) Sketchers (age 12+). Free to use.

Getting Here

Nearest Train Station:
Pollokshaws West

Parking Available
Parking Details:£1 for all day parking.

Facilites Access

Building Details

Pollok Country Park
2060 Pollokshaws Road
G43 1AT

Area:
Newlands/Auldburn

Architect(s) Date(s):
Barry Gasson, 1983

Building Type:
Museums,

Dates and Times

Building Open

Saturday 21st September:
10:00-17:00

Sunday 22nd September:
11:00-17:00

Tours

Saturday 21st September:
11:30, 13:30, 15:30

Sunday 22nd September:
11:30, 13:30, 15:30

Duration: 1 Hour

Booking Details

Booking Required via the Organiser

Bookings Closed

0141 287 2564
burrellLA@glasgowlife.org.uk

Restrictions

Children must be 8yrs+ and accompanied by an adult. Limited wheelchair space on tours please advise of your needs when booking.



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