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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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 today

The Kelvingrove is a great museum in the heart in the West-End of Glasgow, with free entry. I have visited several times in the past, usually to see special exhibitions, such as the Jack Vettriano Retrospective in 2014, but I visited today to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a great Museum. Very popular for any ages. There is plenty to look at and everything is well payed out. The animals will be a hit with the kids.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear melissabE7866QO, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards, Glasgow...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place, you could spend as much or as little time here. Great for children of all ages with lots of interactive parts for small children. Suitable for prams and wheelchair users and areas to sit and people watch. Small cafe upstairs at...More

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

Dear KerryM343, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards, Glasgow...More

Reviewed yesterday

Spent a lovely morning browsing around the Art Gallery and parts of the museum sadly our time ran out as we had to move on. Nice cafe with plenty of seating. Highly recommend.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JEAN T
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear JEAN T, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

This Museum has a very similar feel to that of the Natural History Museum in London, showcasing many different exhibitions this is well worth a days visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robmooretravel
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear robmooretravel, Thanks very much for your review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards from Glasgow Museums.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited earlier this week to see Dippy Dinosaur. Not really what I expected. Walked around the place in about an hour. Was really busy with the schools being off. They didn't have record of our booking which resulted in us eating lunch sitting on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kbG766ZB
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear kbG766ZB, Thanks very much for your review regarding your visit to Kelvingrove. We are sorry to hear that your experience wasn't so good and will pass this on to our management. We appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Kelvingrove sits on a beautiful lush green grounds and is a very attractive building. When you walk into the main entrance, you are met with a multi-story grand hall that is quite breath taking. The hanging heads exhibits sit above the hall and mesh very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear kgv2828, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards from...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took our service users to visit, I parked bus no problems. Good access. Staff very helpful. At 1pm the organist plays the massive organ with very impressive sounds. Our service users thoroughly enjoyed the day.More

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

Dear Adventure757928, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards from...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely museum. Well worth a visit, was very busy when we were there so best go midweek if you can. Good for kids of all ages.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amber412
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear amber412, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards from...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been here for a few years but went to see Dippy the Dinosaur. It was a Saturday morning so was very busy. We’re able to park on the street as car park full but this wasn’t a problem. Although busy, we were still able...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 982elainer
KelvingroveGlasgow, Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 982elainer, 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 appreciate your comments and hope that you can come back to see us again soon. Kind regards from...More

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Moskon
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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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