Lord Kelvin (1824-1907)

Places to visit

Locations and visitor attractions associated with Lord Kelvin:



  • Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery:
    The best place to learn about Kelvin and his work. An interactive display vividly illustrates many of his ideas and inventions.
  • Glasgow Necropolis:
    Memorial stone to Lord Kelvin, unveiled in 2007 on the centenary of his death. The stone sits beside the Kelvin family gravestone, which also has an inscription to commemorate Lord Kelvin.


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Portrait of Lord Kelvin