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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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10:00 - 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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very interesting museum

able to view a variety of items from Rembrandt to a spitfire. Good exibition of French and Dutch art as well as the Glasgow Boys. Free Organ recital at 1:00 pm

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

able to view a variety of items from Rembrandt to a spitfire. Good exibition of French and Dutch art as well as the Glasgow Boys. Free Organ recital at 1:00 pm

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited here for an hour, could happily have spent longer. Lots to keep all ages interested. Good gift shops too.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was rather disappointed here. I believe it is very popular but i felt mostly it was unloved. I don't think we will return.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went when we were on hopon hopoff bus this just a great place to visit their is something here for everyone to enjoy spent about two hours but time was limited Will definately go back

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice getaway from buzzing city. Lovely chilled atmosphere and geeat food places across the road. We took uber so not sure about public transport options.

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Thank Gerdagru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to many museums but this is one of my favourites. Very accessible and full of excellent art and history. When we had coffee in the café we were pleasantly surprised to have a short organ concert with beautiful pieces.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A museum in a beautiful building. The display on the 1st floor could use a bit of a clean-up and a fix-me-up since many of the special feature didn't work and the museum objects were a bit dusty. Good if you focus on the upstairs galleries and downstairs cafe - which had good food.

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Alyth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous collection of art and history. Some truly iconic paintings and artefacts. The building is the real star set in a terrific setting across from the University.

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

Visited the museum with my mother in law - although we have different tastes in art and interests, there was a lot here to keep up both entertained. The building itself is beautiful too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the Glasgow Boys exhibition in particular. Caption cards were very helpful. An unexpected treat was the organ recital in the central atrium area. Very spectacular. Cafe also was clean and good value.

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