Glasgow Museums is the group of museums and galleries owned by the City of Glasgow, Scotland. They hold about 1.6 million objects including over 60,000 art works, over 200,000 items in the human history collections, over 21,000 items relating to transport and technology, and over 585,000 natural history specimens. They are managed by Glasgow Life (formally Glasgow Sport and Culture), an 'arms length' external organisation contracted by Glasgow City Council to provide cultural, sporting and learning activities in the city.
The museums and galleries are:
- Burrell Collection
- Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)
- Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
- Kelvin Hall (Museum store)
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- The Open Museum
- People's Palace
- Provand's Lordship
- Riverside Museum
- Scotland Street School Museum
- St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
- Indigenous American tribes
- A ghost shirt from the Lakota nation was the first object from Glasgow Museums to be repatriated in 1998
- 25 items from Lakota and Oceti Sakowin tribes, sold and donated to Glasgow Museums by George Crager, who worked for the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show. These will be returned to the Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux tribes.
- List of museums in Scotland, including other museums in Glasgow not part of Glasgow Museums
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