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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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Private Glasgow West End Tour: Arts and Culture
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“organ recital” (753 reviews)
“glasgow boys” (622 reviews)
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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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+44 141 276 9599
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Reviewed today

Kelvingrove is welcoming,comfortable and easy to move around in. It’s great for children and adults alike. The organ recital is fantastic and not to be missed,never tire of it. Lovely cafe too

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Reviewed today

Majestic building. Fantastic and varied exhibits. Very spacious and never feels overly busy. Small cafe which supplies the basics for a lunch or coffee. Think there is also a larger restaurant downstairs too. Good place to go with kids or as adults looking for some...More

Thank Allison M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great exhibits in an ancient building that certainly needs some money spent on it to bring it up to today's standards. It's like being inside an old Russian Museum. They have a cafe which does not blend into the surroundings anyway if you ignore the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Plenty to see, wonderful building. Fantastic central hall. Went to see a Rennie MacKintosh exhibition which was well set out and very interesting. Good experience.

Thank mikemine
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a museum with lots of different sections. We mainly went for the CRM exhibition which is currently on, very interesting with lots to see and many genuine pieces. Then it was a roam around the building which is vast. Just too much to see...More

Thank Perek24
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Reviewed yesterday

Especially for fans of Charles Rennie Mackintosh as there is an excellent special exhibition at the moment. A good furniture gallery which sets his work in context and an excellent selection of art by the glasgow boys (and Girls!) were highlights of our visit.

Thank HillWalkerCanterbury
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is well worth a visit to get to understand this extraordinary man and the ‘Glasgow Style’ a bit better. As well as works and pieces by Mackintosh and his contemporaries, the exhibition shows the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely place for a quiet wander, dipping into rooms of art and history, pausing to enjoy the architecture and sculpture. Surprisingly large and airy for a Victorian-era attraction, with a nice like in quirkiness, I plan to visit again next time I'm in town.

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great for kids and adults Free with a donation whatever you can. Keeps it free for the rest of us to enjoy and appreciate .

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Simply that something for everyone, vibrant and lively I was blown away by the variety of the exhibits.

Thank Evelyn M
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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
19 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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