January can be a challenging month to keep the family entertained as many across Glasgow attempt to recover financially from Christmas and Hogmanay.

Luckily, the city is famed for its many free and cheap attractions, meaning there is always something to do regardless of the time of year.

If you're bored and looking for something affordable to keep you and the kids occupied, look no further.

Cheap things you and the family can do in Glasgow to keep the 'January blues' at bay

Here are some of the cheapest things you and the family can try in Glasgow to stave off the boredom January brings.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Admission: Free

A list looking at cheap and free things to do around Glasgow would be incomplete without mentioning the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

Featuring various works of art and exhibits covering everything from Glasgow's role in the British Empire to Ancient Egypt, the museum is notable for its many interactive features aimed at children.

Opening times are between 10am and 5pm from Monday to Thursday and on Saturday.

City Centre Mural Trail 

Admission: Free

Explore Glasgow's creative side this month by taking a stroll on the city's famous mural trail.

The walking route is great for those looking to stay active over the winter months while gazing upon some of the city's finest street art.

Featuring satellites in space, floating taxis and Glasgow's favourite son Sir Billy Connelly, there is something for everyone.

The Tenement House

Admission: From £1 for Young Scot Card holders

Step back in time with a visit to The Tenement House where you and the whole family can learn more about life in Glasgow in the early 20th century.

Featuring items and details that would have been everyday essentials over a hundred years ago, the museum also hosts events, giving visitors a sneak peek into some of the flat's hidden treasures.

The Scottish Football Museum

Admission: Tickets from £8

Located in Hampden, the Scottish Football Museum holds some of the country's most important sporting artefacts such as Ally McCoist's Golden Boot.

If you and the kids can't get enough of Scotland's favourite game, then this might be the place for you.

Bridgeton Bus Garage (Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust)

Admission: £6 per adult and £4 per child

Housing over 150 buses and coaches, the Bridgeton Bus Garage is a great place to learn more about the city's proud transport heritage.

The site also hosts guided tours with the next of these events set to take place on January 20.