Journey on the Silk Road

The Burrell Collection, Glasgow 1st Jan-31st Dec All day £45 (Free for Glasgow schools)

Find out why the Silk Road was such an important route for so many people from different cultures and countries across the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Europe. See our wonderful Camel Caravan Tapestry and hear a tale about the discovery of silk. Handle objects from the collection and smell spices associated with this ancient trade route; then trade your wares in our pop-up market.

EXA 1-02a; 2-02a; MNU 1-09a; SOC 1-04a; 2-04a; LIT 1-07a; LIT 2-07a

Age group: First / Second level, P4–7

Location: The Burrell Collection, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43 1AT.

Cost: FREE for Glasgow schools; £45 for non-Glasgow schools

This workshop is available all year round DURING TERM TIME. To book a visit phone 0141 276 9505 / 9506 or email

All workshops can be adapted for ASL/BSL – please let us know your requirements.

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