- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Visit the Burrell Collection
The Burrell Collection is one of the greatest art collections ever amassed by one person and consists of more than 8,000 objects. The Burrell Collection is closed for refurbishment until 2020.
The Burrell Collection is housed in an award-winning building in the heart of Pollok Country Park. The collection is named after its donor, the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell.
The displays range from work by major artists including Rodin, Degas and Cézanne to important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, ancient civilizations and more. Regular temporary exhibitions are hosted at the Burrell which also runs an extensive programme of events and activities for children.
The Burrell Collection is closed for refurbishment until 2020.