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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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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.
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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
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All reviewsorgan recitalglasgow boysnatural historystuffed animalssalvador dalist john of the crossvan goghsomething for everyonebeautiful buildingall agesmain hallfew hoursfree entryinteresting exhibitsrainy dayworth a visitgreat place to visit
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Reviewed today

Plenty to see and well set out. Roomy so even with it being busy does not feel like that. Interest for any age. Must mention how good and cheap the cafe was.£1.95 for huge bit of chocalat cake. V&A london at least double.

Thank bertrum
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent a very interesting morning in this museum which has a stunning collection of the paintings of the Glasgow Boys.

1  Thank Pierre L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to spend some quiet time in Glasgow, i would definetly recommend visiting this amazing place. The paintings and exhibitions are just stunning.

Thank nikolajvitrih
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you only visit one attraction in Glasgow, make it the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Kelvingrove is, for starters, a beautiful building and houses a diverse collection ranging from ancient artefacts to Impressionist artworks. During our visit we also enjoyed an organ recital.

1  Thank Zenobia240
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The building and the grounds are quite beautiful located in a very nice part of Glasgow Large museums with a large variety of exhibits

Thank Joao M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting local museum which is free and has some great local history and art on display. A mixture of natural history, art collections, plus local Glasgow history (industrial/architecture/city development).

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Art Gallery and Museum is a must see in Glasgow. Very diversified elements are presented there: paintings, sculptures, tapestries, artefacts, etc.

Thank paqujac
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a free museum, how cool is that. We only had 45 minutes on our way to the airport but so glad we made the effort. Beautiful building, lots to see. We focused on the Dutch and the Impressionists galleries. Would definitely return for...More

Thank Mona S
Reviewed 3 days ago

First off, I find it amazing the museums in Scotland are free. This one would have been worth 10-15 Euro easily in another country. The art was wonderful but so was the natural history section and the organ performance was wonderful. We spent a couple...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best museums to visit I am bias though. It's in my home town. Fantastic array of artefacts and exhibits , will satisfy antibodies curiosities . 10/10

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Carly C
26 August 2018|
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there
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John M
31 July 2018|
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Hi the number 77 runs directly tand takes about 15 minutes please check at the bus station for a stance number.
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mgtalexander
30 July 2018|
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Response from KDF4 | Reviewed this property |
They use local eminent players and visiting ones. Give them a call maybe to see who's on today.
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