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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Free Entry. 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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took our daughters here for a visit . They loved looking at all the different photos . There was arts and crafts table set up which the girls loved drawing. Area outside big enough for the girls to run about also near by shops for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Holly S
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Holly S, Many thanks for your review of your visit to our museum. We hope that you and family will visit again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by the art gallery one wet Monday and was pleased to see that there were plenty of visitors about. So much to see and best to allow a couple of hours to take it all in. There is also a lovely cafe which do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deeski2016
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear deeski2016, Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to our museum. We hope that you will visit again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a free facility and a great way to spend many hours exploring. Great for kids with so much to see and do. We were there on a Sunday and there was someone carrying out an organ recital, the acoustics are tremendous as you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wendyian
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear wendyian, Many thanks for your excellent review of your visit to our museum. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit with family.We hope you will visit us again soon! With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my parents here as they had never been. For 3pm it was very busy with lots of children. Love the architecture of this building. A few of the animal exhibits are a bit tired now. But still interesting areas to see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank julz4
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear julz4, Many thanks for your excellent review of your visit to our museum. We do hope you and family will visit again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a nice time at the museum. The lunch cafe was very good and the burgers were perfect. I’m not mad keen on museums so was happy to wander and find a seat to people watch or just read. The organ demonstration was beautiful, such...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joannec732
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear joannec732, Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to our museum. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you will visit is again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this place So much too see Great place to get lost I just walking and looking at all the different art

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pawbroon180
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear pawbroon180, Many thanks for your excellent review of your visit to our museum. We hope you will visit is again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 3 days ago

not really the best place for kids because of the nature of all museums but eh. the giant reindeer fossil is definitely the most memorable thing. its a good 2 and half hour round trip if you walk slow enough.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cameron S
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Cameron S, Many thanks for your excellent review of your visit to our museum. We hope you and family will visit is again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 3 days ago

Its a fantastic building, and has so much to see, its worth a trip just to see The Christ of Saint John on the Cross by Dali , alone. I also really enjoyed seeing the fairy raid again, disappointed we were a week too early...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GusCraig
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear GusCraig, Many thanks for your excellent review of your visit to our museum. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you will visit is again soon. With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

Reviewed 5 days ago

The ground floor has an immense atrium that contains several of the larger exhibits, including a Supermarine Spitfire, as well as small cafeteria facilities. The themed wings to the left and right are also huge and host a miriad of artifacts according to the theme...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank William C
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear William C, What a wonderful review! Many thanks for taking the time to detail your experience of your visit to Kelvingrove. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. Of course, we would agree that Kelvingrove is indeed world class but are...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss this fantastic attraction in Glasgow. So much to see - a must not miss venue. An historical and cultural icon n of Glasgow’s past and present

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lyndsey299
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear lyndsey299, Many thanks for your excellent review of your visit to our museum. We hope you will visit us again soon! With best wishes from Glasgow Museums

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Response from patriciamackenzie61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you must try Falkirk wheel and see the kelpies a must to see also the crane all light up in Clydebank and lovely bridges in glasgow at night all light up look stunning
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How long is a piece of string?...... It depends on what you're interest in. Allow between 1 to 3 hours.
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There are prehistoric bones and fossils there
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