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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
+44 141 276 9599
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All reviews organ recital glasgow boys natural history stuffed animals salvador dali st john of the cross van gogh something for everyone beautiful building all ages main hall few hours free entry interesting exhibits rainy day worth a visit great place to visit
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a magnificent building with some nice exhibits. It’s located close to Glasgow university on the west side of Glasgow. Free admission but donations welcome

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum / gallery surprised, with the diversity of offerings: from precious paintings by the “Glasgow Boys”, to a spitfire hanging from the ceiling. A major piece by Dali. Taxidermy at its best with a variety of animals, including a magnificent albatross. The gallery also...More

Thank MAL99999
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We prefer, smaller more manageable museums and this one definitely hit the spot. Excellent presentation and explanations of the exhibits, and a varied selection of art and artifacts to keep you occupied. Well worth a visit.

Thank NW6_Traveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s well worth visiting Kelvingrove Art Gallery - many fantastic exhibits housed in a beautiful building in a gorgeous setting. As an added bonus Mother India Cafe is right across the road if you’ve got the munchies after a visit

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The art gallery and museum is not what you could call a model of organisation - it is not easy to find your way around a somewhat motley collection of exhibits. The highlight is definitely Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross, one of...More

Thank SueandDominiqueH
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of interesting things for children and free entry which was amazing. Was a rainy day and perfect place to spend some interesting time.

Thank tartansnowflake
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a vast museum with to be honest too much to see in a short visit. The building itself is superb and I love the large halls and galleries within. Plenty for all ages to keep you occupied.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good diverse collection of masterpiece art. Some other eclectic items like stuffed, once live, animals. What is different is the different exhibits to help visitors understand art and the artists, art restoration, etc. And the building is beautiful and in a beautiful park location

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Admission to the Kelvingrove museum is entirely free (like most museums in Glasgow). Most of the exhibits are fun and geared towards kids, so it’s perfect for children. And for the adults, check out the infamous Dali painting.

Thank DanEverett
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about this on the radio, what a brilliant place. The council pay for the upkeep. You are walking back looking at the old buildings. This is so informative and for all age groups.

Thank Elizabeth A
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19 October 2018|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
Visit Mackintosh house at the Glasgow University also the University has a good science museum. The Transport museum an Tallship behind it are very good to. Glasgow has some Great places to eat Browns in the City centre or... More
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Response from Chrissie P | Reviewed this property |
Please allow at least 1.5 hours, more if there is a special exhibition on in the basement that you want to wee
26 August 2018|
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there