Congratulations on choosing Scotland and the UK’s most loved city Glasgow as a destination to visit. We are so proud of our city Glasgow, which is bursting with personality, not to mention its other attributes that include, charm, culture, romance, history, and friendly locals.
You could say we are a city that cannot sit still. Our people are friendly, innovative, creative, and visionary. There are so many fantastic attractions waiting to be discovered, places to visit and nightlife to enjoy. Glasgow will surprise and seduce you with its vibrant nightlife, interesting venues and amazing restaurant and dining choices. The Ambassador Hotel, Glasgow will welcome you through our doors and help you make the most of your visit.
THE RIVERSIDE MUSEUM AND TALL SHIP
An exciting museum, it opened in 2011, and holds 3,000 objects on display related to all modes of transport, this award-winning visitor attraction is an ideal place to pass a few hours during your stay in Glasgow. Keep an eye on their website for details on new displays that are on offer from time to time.
For mega events happening in Glasgow, there is usually only one venue that comes to mind. Capable of seating over 14,000 people, the OVO HYDRO in Glasgow is where all the big names from the world of sport, music, theatre, and arts perform. Stay at the Ambassador Hotel for ease of getting to and from this world class venue in Glasgow.
KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY & MUSEUM
If there is one visitor attraction that is top of our list of recommended places to visit, it is the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Located in the west end of Glasgow, it houses an astonishing range of art collections and thousands of historical objects. Admission is free and families are welcome.
ST. MUNGO’S MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART
St. Mungo’s Museum invites us to consider the understanding around respecting people of different faiths (and none) and is located close to the Provand’s Lordship, the oldest house in Glasgow. The displays on view acknowledge the importance of religion in peoples’ lives throughout the world.
GLASGOW SCIENCE CENTRE
Without a doubt, we would recommend a visit to the Glasgow Science Centre. Ideal for families in particular the centre is a place where you can expect the unexpected. Make sure to allow enough time for your visit to make it worth your while! Popular exhibits include the planetarium, ‘Question of perception zone’ and ‘Powering the future’
CITY CENTRE MURAL TRAIL
If ever there was a talking point as you walk the streets and lanes of Glasgow it’s the appearance of striking street art and murals in places that you’d least expect to see them. Urban art is everywhere these days, but it’s the quality and talent that captures people’s imaginations when they visit Glasgow. For more information visit here.
THE MACKINTOSH HOUSE
Calling all fans of interior design and stunning architecture! Charlies Rennie Mackintosh’s designs are brought to life in a remarkable reassembling of the main interiors from the Mackintosh home, where the couple lived in the early 1900’s. Located in the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow the tour is self-guided.