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How Glasgow Flourished, 1714-1837

Discover how Glasgow grew into a city of global importance throughout the 1700s right up until the start of Queen Victoria's reign. Quite simply it was the people that made the city flourish. See how a few fabulously wealthy businessmen, the conscientious city's workers and the industries and great inventions made all of this happen. Learn how to make millions, see what life was like for slaves and workers and find out what still remains from that period in Glasgow today.

This will be the newest temporary exhibition to be shown in the RBS gallery space on the Lower Ground Floor. 

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  • Date 18th Apr - 17th Aug 2014
  • Time See venue opening hours
  • Admission Free - Drop-in - no ticket required

Venue Information

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG, G3 8AG

Get directions

Tel: 0141 276 9599

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Opening Hours

Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Access Information

Wheelchair access: Yes

Disabled toilet facilities: Yes

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