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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free attraction.​ With 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, the collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant.
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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The great thing about the Kelvingrove Museum is it's free, great day out for all includes adults and children, load of near by cafes for a pit stop. A must visit when in Glasgow

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Reviewed yesterday

Spending a few days in Glasgow, this was a highlight. This building would be a perfect introduction to Victorian architecture and a demonstration of civic pride. There are so many good things here from early evidence of life in Scotland, to the art movement described...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Kelvingrove Museum has a very eclectic collection, including a bust of Queen Victoria, a Spitfire plane from WWII, Art Nouveau interior design, a world-famous Dali painting, and some incredible medieval art treasures (in a special exhibit ending May 2019). Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great way to spend a few hours. Easy to find. Well set out and easy to navigate round we had a great visit on a damp day. Well worth a visit

Thank W4471GKchrisw
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an amazing and free museum you can visit in the city of Classico. Such wonderful art in all different forms, and sizes. There is even a Spitfire! How great is that.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’d heard a lot about this museum before going. The outside of the building is absolutely stunning. Inside, some exhibits knock it out of the park while others are questionable. It could be because I like museums more than art galleries, so some of the...More

Thank Beth_Carlyle
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous building housing a museum with so many galleries I could have spent all day there! Heard the daily 1pm organ recital which was fantastic. Definitely a must when visiting Glasgow.

Thank Shirley N
Reviewed 5 days ago

After seeing my Hero Billy Connolly talk about this place, I just had to go. I was not prepared for the sheer magnificence of the building, or the amazing content within. I was fascinated by the beautiful collections of the many types of art, and...More

Thank Egraine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great range of exhibits in this lovely building. Enjoyed the organ recital too. For me most interesting were the Glaswegian and Charles Rennie Macintosh exhibits. Hadn't visited the city for over 30 years so it was lovely to see its history and rapid progress...More

Thank AsianGM
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to visit with limited time. Child friendly as lots of room. Displays were excellent. Lots of history in just the building .

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19 October 2018|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
Visit Mackintosh house at the Glasgow University also the University has a good science museum. The Transport museum an Tallship behind it are very good to. Glasgow has some Great places to eat Browns in the City centre or... More
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Response from 0chrissiep | Reviewed this property |
Please allow at least 1.5 hours, more if there is a special exhibition on in the basement that you want to wee
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there