The Tall Ship offers maritime themed events and activities, with specially devised talks and tours, school visits and costumed volunteer days. Explore every nook and cranny of the Glenlee, including the refurbished Captain’s cabin, with our brand new audio guide facility, a fun way to learn the history of the ship. Visit the mini cinema and under 5’s play area in the cargo hold, take part in our mouse hunt and put your questions to our working ship’s crew. We also have a souvenir gift shop and coffee shop on board.
Check the What’s On section of this site to catch up on all the latest news and events
*Please note out lift has been having technical difficulties. Please call ahead of your visit for more information if access to the lift is necessary to you.*
We are open all year round and doors open at 10am daily, opening times may vary due to events and functions.
*Please note: The ship will close early on Saturday 1st September at 1pm and Saturday 6th October at 12pm for private functions. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.*
1st February- 29th October 10am-5pm (last admission 4:30pm)
30th October - 31st January 10am-4pm (last admission 3:30pm)
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
*Please note: We are closed Wednesday 12th December from 12:30pm (last admissions 12pm) for a private function.*
Our office is open for bookings and enquiries Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
For further information please call 0141 357 3699 or use our contacts form.
*The Tall Ship reserves the right to alter opening and closing times without prior notice.
Festive Opening Times 2018/19:
Christmas Eve - closed
Christmas Day - closed
Boxing Day - closed
27th December - 10am-4pm
28th December - 10am-4pm
29th December - closed for a private function
30th December - 10am-4pm
31st December - closed
1st January - closed
2nd January - closed
3rd January - 10am-4pm
The Tall Ship is now FREE to enter for individuals and families (up to a maximum of 8 people per group). To enable Free Entry, The Tall Ship relies on support from our visitors by using our cafe, gift shop and purchasing our guide book and audio guides.
Join our guides for a family friendly guided tour round The Tall Ship this October Holiday.
Trace the history of the Glenlee, and the stories of those who lived and worked aboard her. Investigate the overcrowded living quarters, delve below decks into the cargo hold, explore the engine room and take the helm as pupils discover what life was like at sea on a late Victorian sailing ship.
£3 per person.
Daily from Monday the 15th of October - Friday the 19th of October 2018.
12pm, 1pm, 2pm
Please book in advance.
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To ensure an enjoyable visit, ALL Group visits MUST be booked in advance. To make a group booking please contact our Learning and Access Officer on 0141 330 9077 or use our contacts form.
For more information please see our Group Booking Policy
£2.00 per person for groups of 8 or more (concs £1.00)
£1.00 per child for children’s groups of 8 or more, accompanying adults go FREE
Guided Tours for Groups are available to pre-book from £3 per adult/£2 per concession (Minimum numbers apply).
Additional Charges apply for some events.
For Educational visits please refer to our Learning section for prices
How to find us
Take the a low-level train or Underground to Partick station. The Tall Ship is approximately 8 minutes walk from here.
There is a regular bus service from George Square. For timetables and information see http://www.spt.co.uk/subway/maps-stations/riverside-museum/
From the M8 west bound take junction 19 on to the Clydeside expressway (A814), or east bound via the Clyde tunnel and head towards the city centre.
Follow the brown tourist signs for The Tall Ship.
Limited Parking is available.
Prices for car parking:
0-1 hour £1.60
1-2 hours £3.20
2-3 hours £4.80
4-5 hours £8.00
5-10 hours £10.00
Overnight flat rate, 6pm - 8am £2.00
The closest airport is Glasgow international Airport.