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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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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
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All reviews organ recital glasgow boys natural history stuffed animals salvador dali st john of the cross something for everyone beautiful building all ages main hall few hours free entry interesting exhibits rainy day worth a visit great place to visit on display
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Reviewed yesterday

great place to visit and its free. Excellent location as an easy walk to other attractions and near the subway stop. Currently the Queen has given Kelvingrove 12 sketches from Leonardo Da Vinci which she wishes to make accessible to all, hence the free exhibit....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Having visited the place as a youngster (a while ago) I was blown away by it. I believe youngsters of all ages will still be, even competing with a multimedia world. Children may not fully appreciate the antiquity of some exhibits, but they will be...More

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

Dear Chris M, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited from the tour of Glasgow bus and spent about 2 hrs looking at a small number of the exhibits. Had been in part attracted by the Vinci drawings exhibition. Bursted the cafe on the upper level where had a pleasant coffee and really enjoyable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear happytraveller160, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best wishes,...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful, interesting, fascinating stroll around the galleries with visiting friends. Loved the works of The Glasgow Boys and enjoyed the visiting Da Vinci exhibition.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 230mege, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best wishes,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great day out with plenty to see and for learning about the past. Well worth a visit especially if you have kidsMore

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Scott E
KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Scott E, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of Scotland's main tourist attractions and is a must see. It is a bit away from the city centre but reasonably easy to get to. Entry is free (donations requested). Many areas of interest are covered including art...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear james g, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and are delighted that you have taken the time to write such a favourable and review. We very...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

we went as a family group for the 1st time to the museum and very glad we did! where do I begin? kids took off for dippy the dinosaur as soon as we got through the door! it has everything... from a Spitfire to ancient...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 12121874, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best wishes,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent viewing of the dinosaur bones , art and sculptures, information very good and easy to follow plans . Downfall was the cafe, asked for conservatory seats, but told none left, yet others were shown in, and there were actually empty tables . Seat too...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear marygee261, Thanks very much for your kind review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best wishes,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

As well as lots of other attraction and ongoing varied exhibitions, this is a must visit to see Salvador Dali's St John on the Cross - best painting even, you will be gobsmacked (some Glasgow chat there for you!!).More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GoHair
KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear GoHair, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best wishes,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Who wouldn’t want to spend a few hours in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Brilliant.Especially tantalizing is the variety of exhibits and marvelous Da Vinci exhibition now on show. We came in just as the organist started up at 1pm and his choice of classical...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Front Office Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear 8859annamaria, Thanks very much for your excellent review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We very much appreciate your comments and hope that you will come back again soon. With very best wishes,...More

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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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Response from Footsie | Reviewed this property |
We allowed 2 hours, and then went back the next day to see all the things we'd missed!
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there
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