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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
+44 141 276 9599
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
+44 141 276 9599
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always worth a visit, great rainy day fun for the family. The art work was fab. Loved the spitfire hanging from the ceiling.

Thank Maggie Rose M
Reviewed yesterday

When you visit here for the first time you will be surprised by the variety of art in the collection. It was also surprising to see the wide variety of art created by Glaswegians over the past few centuries. There are great collections of Scottish...More

Thank Yellodog117
Reviewed yesterday

The art is fantastic, but they go a step further by including all sorts of helpful captions and explanations that can help guide discussions about the works and can help parents discuss how to look at art with their kids. Children were free to move...More

Thank L6posse
Reviewed yesterday

I had never heard of this museum until planning our trip, so I had no expectations. The collection in this museum is amazing! It may not be the Louvre, but we were inches away from artwork done by all of the well known impressionists --...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Living in Glasgow for long time. Usually come here with my son who is 3 years old. He enjoys with elephant and other animals. Very good for young kids.

Thank Manzoor A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw the reviews and couldn't really understand what the fuss was all about because we generally aren't museum people. We went and now we get it. It was amazing. In the French Art section, we saw just about every big name: Van Gogh, Matisse,...More

Thank Kristin R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Free admission, donations accepted. Wonderful experience, so many choices to view. Easy access for disabled guests. Try and see/ hear the daily organ recital! Wonderful gift shop. The only difficulties was the signage for driving in to the museum / car parking. But still worth...More

Thank isobellogan
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not one for art, but Kelvingrove managed to get my attention. It has a good collection of art. I was particularly intrigued by the Comic Book display but sadly didn't get time to visit it before the place closed for the day. I'd keep...More

1  Thank bhavanajaiswal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the museum to break up the day on the way to kelvingrove park which is directly beside it. The museum is free but they do have collections for donations. There are lots of different areas and some areas arw being renovated. It's...More

2  Thank Chris A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a lovely few hours exploring the museum. Delighted both with the spectacular building itself and the exhibits.

1  Thank Von_12
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22 July 2017|
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Traveline Scotland has all the information and alternatives on their website.
Katya I
7 March 2017|
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Response from Emma K | Reviewed this property |
It depends if you like to read all the info attached to the exhibits or just browse? You can definitely spend 1/2 day here, especially if you stop for a cup of tea in the cafe. It's set in beautiful grounds so combine with a... More
Maureen G
16 November 2016|
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Hi the numbers 2 0r 3 from Hope Street signposted within Central station.