Themed tours at The Burrell Collection

Tuesday 28 May - Saturday 1 June, 2024

Join our expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours. No booking required, join us by the tour meeting point screen near reception.

For a full list of upcoming tours, please see below;

08 April 14:00pm |Toxic Tales [https://collections.glasgowmuseums.com/MWEBimages/screen/photolib_batch_0327/43.16_01_S.jpg] | This tour looks behind the beauty at the toxins and hazards that will have been faced by the creators of some of our collection, and their likely health effects on the makers and users.

11 April 12:30pm | TUDOR TREASURES

18 April 12.30pm | [https://collections.glasgowmuseums.com/mwebimages/Screen/PhotoLib_Batch_0199/35.246_02_S.jpg]Wars of the Roses [https://collections.glasgowmuseums.com/MWEBimages/Screen/Photo_002/45_75_01_S.jpg]| The Wars of the Roses was a civil war fought from 1455 to 1487, between the houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne, which finally ending with the stable Tudor reign. Find out more about this extra-ordinary time through objects in the Burrell Collection.

25 April 12.30pm |China and its Ceramics [https://collections.glasgowmuseums.com/MWEBimages/Screen/Photo_001/38_433_01_S.jpg] |This tour will cover some 2000yrs from the Han dynasty to the Quing, from glazed earthen ware to porcelains painted with enamel.

Single object Tours:

Join a volunteer led tour and find out more about a single object from the collection.

Friday 19 April| 2pm | Tanqueray Silver Salts

Dates & Times

The Burrell Collection
Pollock Country Park 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
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Tue 28 May 12:30- 13:00

Wed 29 May 12:30- 13:00

Thu 30 May 12:30- 13:00

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