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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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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
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+44 141 276 9599
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took my 6 year old grandson for his 1st visit. I loved it when I was young. And took older grandchildren when they were young.

Thank Glasgow Gran S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here, some nice artwork and displays. Things for kids to do as well. Worth a visit.

Thank Stevetav
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A place well worth visiting with a wide range of art and museum exhibits. The organ recital during the day was well worth hearing. A visit is highly recommended but allow quite a bit of time to do it properly and see as much as...More

Thank Alastair W
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The is a fantastic museum, with thoughtful displays on Glasgow art and design, local history, and the natural world. Of particular note is a section helping visitors understand the complexities of historical interpretation. Design enthusiasts should not miss the temporary Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibit here...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing building with interesting exhibits. Accept that you will never see everything in one visit. Turn up at lunch time for the organ recital. It's really something to hear as you wander the galleries. There were some really talented youngsters there drawing - presumably for...More

Thank Alexis M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing collection of human creativity and history. Every time I go there new great items get my attention. Definetely worth spending your week-end there.

Thank Invisible C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely building with many interrzting artefacts and paintings. Sat having a coffee in the cafe listening to organ recital which is on most days. Lovely gift shops in the basement and also a restaurant which is great for lunch! Great place to visit.

Thank carole_perry3
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing place to visit and I am sure there is something for everyone here. From the amazing architecture on the building to all the exhibits. This is a Glasgow attraction must see.

Thank garyhh2016
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Reviewed 2 days ago

it was great that our friend was able to see the art of the Glasgow Boys , one of the reasons she wanted to visit Glasgow. While I was able to see the special exhibition on Charles Rennie McIntosh . Although there was so much...More

Thank Hilary G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A museum with various collections ranging from stuffed animals, a Spitfire hanging iver African animals, sculptures, paintings from very famous painters like van Gogh and architecture. Worth a visit.

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lynford
10 April 2018|
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Response from Clark K | Reviewed this property |
Its a good 35 minutes walk from the Jurys Inn.
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artlover2018
20 January 2018|
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Response from Gülay K | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift for public use. The lift is a standard lift. The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G. The lift is 3m (9ft 10in) from main entrance. Staff do not need to be notified for use... More
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K S
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Kelvingrove is free to enter withh access to 22 themed galleries and displays. Temoraray exhibitions which are housed in a seperate area within the buiding may be chargeable. The current Exhibition is Frank QuitelyThe Art of... More
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