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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

As the name suggests this is a combination of art gallery and museum and it excels as both. There are great exhibits on the "Glasgow Boys" and the Scottish Colourists. There is a Spitfire hanging in one hall. At one o'clock we listened to an...More

Thank tnbrown
Reviewed yesterday

On the recommendation of the taxi driver, who brought us in from the airport, we went to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, on the day we arrived in Glasgow. The massive building is most impressive, both exterior architecture and the interior. While donations...More

Thank Beccaboo126
Reviewed yesterday

Kelvingrove art gallery and museum is stacked to the rafters with all sorts of exhibits and a great place to spend a few hours, based in Kelvingrove Park near Patrick it offers something for everyone and as an added extra it’s free.

Thank Fraser A
Reviewed yesterday

There is something of interest for all ages at this wonderful Gallery and Museum.As you entry the main entry hall you a met with the sight of a large organ high up at the end. This is played during the day. Nice cafe but up...More

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to spy’s few hours on a wet Saturday afternoon- glad to see St John on the cross back.Would definitely recommend it

Thank claraboo1968
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful collection of items including leading art works by Dali and others. Fascinating for adults and kids alike, with fossils and animal exhibits and a changing basement exhibition which has had dinosaurs, mummies, Mucha, AC/DC and many more. A good value café on ground...More

Thank Jimbojc55
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This building is absolutely stunning and worth visiting for its own sake. Salvador Dali's masterpiece "Christ of St John of the Cross" is well worth seeing with its massive proportions and surreal perspective. It is located in its own room and behind glass following its...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thoroughly impressed by the building's grandeur. Headed for the CRM exhibition. Had the Chinese Blue Room layout and the same for the Mackintosh at The Willow. Well worth visiting also for the two murals by Margaret McDonald.

Thank 86Liz86
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I spent three hours driving around Glasgow trying to find you today! I really wanted to come and visit please sort some better signage!

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed yesterday

The Kelvingrove, alone, is justification for a visit to Glasgow. This is a museum/gallery which can stand up to any fine museum/gallery anywhere in the world. Ideally one should allow a full day as it is a huge place spread over two floors. It has...More

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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
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.
29 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.