Themed tours at The Burrell Collection

2nd - 30th May 2024 12.30pm - 1.00pm Free View map

 Join our expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours. No booking required, join us by the tour meeting point screen near reception.

 For a full list of upcoming tours, please see below;

02 May 12:30pm |Toxic Tales This tour looks behind the beauty at the toxins and hazards that will have been faced by the creators of some of our collection, and their likely health effects on the makers and users. 

09 May 12:30pm Hidden Treasures In The Burrell | Our Collection is full of unique & very rare objects, all hiding in plain sight.

16 May 12.30pm | Great Sages | Philosophies and religions from East and West that have changed the world, all seen in wonderful objects in the Burrell Collection.

23 May 12.30pm Crafts of the Past | A walk through the history of craft techniques on the Burrell upper floor galleries.

30 May 12.30pm | All Creatures Great & Small Take 2 | Roll up! Roll up! Come and hear about a variety of animals in the Collection.

Single object Tours:

Join a volunteer led tour and find out more about a single object from the collection.

Wednesday 8 May | 2pm | Judith & Holofernes - Cranach