Glasgow Museums


Synonyms: Radiolaria


Notes: Ramalina polymorpha variety legulata minor / Lichen, paper packet, Cape Verde Islands, St Vincent, 1 specimens

Glasgow Museums care for around 100 specimens from the HMS Challenger (1872-76) voyage. They are held at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.

About Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums includes:

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • Riverside Museum
  • The Burrell Collection
  • GoMA
  • People’s Palace
  • St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
  • Provand’s Lordship
  • Scotland Street Museum
  • Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Wider collections

Glasgow Museums’ collections are large and varied. They contain transport, technology, natural history, art and design and human history from around the globe.The collections can be searched online.

Using Glasgow Museums’ data

Permission has been given to use specimen information and photographs in accordance with the National Archives Open Government Licence.


Please email Glasgow Museums with enquiries about their collection.

A selection of Glasgow Museums’ Challenger specimens