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Hunterian Art Gallery

University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
+44 141 330 5430
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Delightful gallery with a difference

The Hunterian Art Gallery combines what you would expect- paintings and sketches, with the addition... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sheffieldeats
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Small Museum on Universityh Campus

Huntarian Art Museum is a small museum with a variety of paintings, coins and medals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marguerite a
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Ohio
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This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
West End
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hunterian Art Gallery combines what you would expect- paintings and sketches, with the addition of other collections. The coin and medal collections are an effective means to present a wide expanse of history including Scottish's ebb and flow of royal figures.

Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huntarian Art Museum is a small museum with a variety of paintings, coins and medals and accessional pieces of fine furniture. Many of the paintings at Scottish for from the UK, though there are a smattering of American, Flemish and other paintings. We went after...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to the recreated Mackintosh house at the Hungarian Art Gallery. The furniture, original or excellent reproductions, give the house a lived-in feeling. The wall stencilling, especially on the dining room walls is period perfect and a decorating inspiration....More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most memorable thing about this gallery has to be the incredibly squeaky wooden floor through out. Small, and if Art is your thing then maybe you'll get more from it than we did, but left kind of disappointed.

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

If you want a visual lift or a short tour through various genres this is ideal. It is qorth it for the Scottish Colourists and Mackintosh House alone. Fabulous.

Thank Andy1512
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Elegantly set in the midst of the Glasgow University campus this fine Art Gallery has a full complement of Old Masters and many fine portraits and works of art . In all this is a high-class and enjoyable Art Gallery. It complements in every way...More

Thank JohnSnel
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I've been to this gallery twice and still haven't seen everything. I love the Glasgow Boys exhibit. Some temporary exhibits cost extra, as does the Mackintosh house, but most are free. Plan on at least half a day if you want to do it justice.

Thank suemusico
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Small gallery well worth seeing for Rodin and Whistler collections as well as Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists. Main reason for visiting was to see Mackintosh House (small charge). Fittings and furniture from the home of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife.The university cafe opposite...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I enjoyed this small museum immensely. It is worth the visit for the Glasgow Boys and the Whistlers alone.

Thank himynameisjen
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This collection while small is good on certain areas such as Scottish Colourists (which may complement the collection in nearby Kelvingrove) and Whistler. Elsewhere in the collection there are some good pieces but nothing largely outstanding. It is not a huge collection so should not...More

Thank Gerard_S77
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Helen C
What is the subject of the lunchtime short talk tomorrow November 1st 2016
31 October 2016|
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Response from stelaw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the answer. I was only in Glasgow 2 days last month on a short break. I do not live there and so do not keep up to date on what's on.
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lisa m
We are visiting Glasgow for 1 day. My 17 year old son loves comics the DC and Marvel ones. Do you think the Hunterian art gallery comic axhibition is worth taking him too ? Thank you
24 May 2016|
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Response from mumblesmeg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure since we didn't actually go to the show but it should be worth it as Scottish comics are great eg the Beano and the Dandy,
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