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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
+44 141 276 9599
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All reviews organ recital glasgow boys natural history stuffed animals salvador dali st john of the cross van gogh something for everyone beautiful building all ages main hall few hours free entry interesting exhibits rainy day worth a visit great place to visit
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Reviewed yesterday

As a child I visited here and was overwhelmed. I’m still visiting ( after it’s refurb ) and I’m still overwhelmed ? It’s got to be doing something right. And besides, it’s one of the only buildings that holds it’s own against the European classics.

Thank MannyPee
Reviewed yesterday

beautiful museum and a large art collection to see all over the place! I wish I had more time... also It's FREE

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely gallery to visit. Beautiful building. Great artistic merit. Plenty of works of art to view. A must see Dali of Christ on the cross

Thank karenmariesmyth
Reviewed yesterday

We did not have enough time to get round the whole gallery so will require a second visit. Lots to interest all age groups.

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visit Kelvingrove on a regular basis as it has so many exhibits to see from natural history to art and also visiting exhibits from the Burell collection. I have been to see the Vettranio and Glasgow Boys to Mucha exhibitions. I like the organ...More

Thank brownsandra8
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well Worth a visit great items to look at it’s free admission staff very friendly and knowledgeable Lots of things for kids to do Easy access

Thank flossy3
Reviewed 3 days ago

The building and the spectacular great hall are very photogenic. We were delighted to learn about the Scottish artists, including the fascinating colourists. The exhibits and accompanying descriptions of French and Dutch artists, were very interesting. Dali's Christ of the St. John Cross, was moving....More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful art gallery and museum. We were fortunate to arrive just minutes prior to the organist playing on the amazing organ! What is truly amazing about this place.....no entrance fee! What a fantastic city to provide for not only tourist visits but for their citizens...More

Thank Pattycatz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kelvingrove is an easy 5 review. A beautiful period building finished a 100 odd years ago. One of Glasgows great buildings. Although, functionally a great building inside and out, it is also a great museum and gallery with lots of rooms containing a veritable treasure...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another great day visiting Glasgow and spending 3 hours ticking all the boxes for younger children, teenagers and parents - which can be a tough combo to crack. Rounded off with a trip to the gift shop some great suffragette memorabilia and delicious lunch at...More

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Charli-Anne H
18 October 2018|
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Response from Chrissie P | 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
Carly C
26 August 2018|
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there