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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Address: Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 141 276 9599
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Today
11:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free...

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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Big friendly museum , lots to see and do and it's free , perfect for the casual tourist , situated in the trendy area of Glasgow perfect for a visit before sampling Glasgow finest

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Big friendly museum , lots to see and do and it's free , perfect for the casual tourist , situated in the trendy area of Glasgow perfect for a visit before sampling Glasgow finest

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Varied exibitions on show. The building itself is beautiful piece of architecture. Great for all ages. The first floor is full of fantastic art from many of the masters. A must visit.

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Milngavie, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a really fantastic place to go to as a family. Our children aged 8,6 and 4 all enjoyed their visit immensely. Lots of culture and history for all levels. The floating heads were a massive hit as was the welly dug. We go here every couple of months. It's a fun day out, it's free and educational. Plus... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

well worth a visit, lots to do and see, and it is free just small donation could have spent all day there

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is justifiably an excellent art gallery and museum with a wide variety of exhibits to view. I particularly enjoyed the Mackintosh and the Glasgow style gallery and the Dutch and French galleries. Recommended.

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Brackley
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum delivered what I came for and more. Atmosphere fab and great galleries. They really let themselves down though we were there when an organ concert was on but halve the seats were cordoned off so nowhere to sit. Asked but told there was a concert in the evening so couldn't move anything what a shame more than us... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So much to see and take in allow at least half a day. We were also lucky to hear an organ recital (around 1pm) the vast organ filled every pocket of air within the building. Lots of exhibits to appeal to all ages and all tastes and it is FREE.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend recently posted from here on Facebook, and the number of Glaswegians still living here or now living away/abroad who immediately responded with love for their favourite childhood haunt was unbelievable. It lives long in the memory of most of us. As a local, I still visit on a reasonably regular basis, and was recently enthralled by the Alphonse... More 

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Lampang Province, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The art gallery and museum is probably the best place to take children/young teenagers to whet their appetite for learning. I have taken my children and my grandchildren as part of their childhood and every one of them enjoyed it. Also it is deep and broad enough to be interesting for enquiring minds of any age. I am now a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This building is just amazing filled with amazing pieces of history. I was in awe most of the time. A great family day out. Cannot recommend highly enough. Come as see for yourself.

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