After we visited Luss we headed to Glasgow for the week with the show. Isla and I had our eye on visiting The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum as soon as we knew we were staying there!
It houses one of Europe’s great art collections, is amongst the top three free-to-enter visitor attractions in Scotland and one of the most visited museums in the United Kingdom outside of London.
I feel like the dramatic clouds were foreshadowing a dramatic afternoon… and boy were they right!
As you enter the museum you are greeted by art and wonder in every direction. It really is sensory overload! Isla took it all in her stride and went off in search of adventures…
Only just tall enough to get a good look…
We went from room to room taking it all in and saying hello to everyone we met (of course!)…
‘Now that’s a big fishy!!’
It really is never too early to start taking them to art galleries and museums… they are constantly learning and discovering new things and the Kelvingrove is just perfect for that – with 22 themed galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, it’s probably best to start them as soon as possible!
The natural history section was Isla’s favourite and she spent rather a long time just sitting in these dinosaur eggs!
There are talks, workshops and events for adults throughout the year including weekly ‘Friday Focus’ where adults can discover more about their favourite objects, from 1.30pm. There is a wonderful Organ Recital each day, daily tours – at 11am and 2.30pm each day, leaving from Centre Hall and Toddler Time every Friday morning at 11.30am.
We left the museum and headed over to one of the many playgrounds in Kelvingrove Park – after being a very good girl and not touching anything she shouldn’t!
As always, Isla is dressed mostly in Zara Baby with tights from H&M and boots from Clarks! I’m so in love with this outfit I wish she could wear it every day!
Just taking her FaceTime calls from the swing… like all babies do! My phone doesn’t ring for me any more – it’s all for Isla! I don’t blame them though – she does her fish, pig and sheep impression for anyone who calls!
Chasing squirrels… what all little girls do in the park! Luckily he didn’t turn round and start chasing her – but it was close!
We had such a perfect day enjoying the park & the museum and highly recommend you visit! The baby change was clean and easy to access as well as all floors via well sign posted lifts! We didn’t try the cafe but it looked very nice! 🙂 You can find out more about the Kelvingrove and what it has to offer here.
5*’s from us – a wonderful adventure!