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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 glasgow boys organ recital 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 2 days ago

well organised. free entry,good for all ages .highly recommended for tourists, although glasgow people still visit more than once .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank frankmccandlish
Reviewed 2 days ago

Plenty to see. Educational and informative. Nice cafe. Lovely building. A fine example of the culture and history of Glasgow and Scotland as a whole. We should feel proud to have it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really good day out lots to see and fun for kids too nice cafe and restaurant too or enjoy taking your own picnic Kelvingrove Park is nice too nearby .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patriciamackenzie61
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just back from a visit to the Kelvingrove museum, and it's well worth a visit. We spent about an hour there and probably saw 25% of it - we'll have to return next time we come to Glasgow! Impressive selection of exhibits, great to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gingerjudith
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best places to spend rainy day in Glasgow! Lot to see and learn, you can relax siting on big stairs and run your pencil on sketch book or listen Organ performances. Have a coffee with brownie and watch Dancing choreography. Find your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Padrez E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Glasgow should be very proud of this lovely art gallery and museum which has so much to see. There are interesting things for the children to do. The shop is full of souvenirs at affordable prices for the children to buiy. The restaurant and café...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing museum right in the heart of a city like Glasgow. I never expected to see such a wide variety of exposures from dinosaurs relics, to rare paintings, and medieval armours.. Once in Glasgow you definitely shouldn't miss the Kelvingrove museum. Last but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While there are the parts of the Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum that stay the same, they often change a lot too. So even if you have visited before there is always something you didnt see last time. Welcoming with gift shop and coffee area,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank realnutty01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent gallery and museum. A good stop and all under cover. The brief tour is good to get your bearings

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank julesnottm7
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great day out .very interesting ,with something for everyone !we spent around 2 hours but you could easily spend a lot more .Beautiful building .If you can visit midweek as it is a bit quieter Very nice gift shops and cafe area .A must see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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19 October 2018|
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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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17 October 2018|
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Response from 0chrissiep | 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