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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Address: Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 141 276 9599
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Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free...

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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Fantastic place for all ages

We are never away from here kids of all ages have something to do! Really fun and super educational, if you look on the website before going you can find out what events are on... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We are never away from here kids of all ages have something to do! Really fun and super educational, if you look on the website before going you can find out what events are on and for what age

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Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited this art gallery and museum on a trip to visit friends and family in Glasgow. It was really good. There were excellent paintings, like the Dali, nice exhibits, like the Ancient Egypt with its mummy, and a grand and palatial feeling in the building. There was a nice looking coffee shop and we watched a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Kids live visiting the gallery had a play park outside and good location. Has cafe located inside Good parking and holds events. Great bus routes and has the kelvin Grove Park walking distance good for family dye out

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Thank Daniela S
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Glasgow many times and never visited. Probably one of the best museums I've visited, having just visited Amsterdam that says a lot. Great exhibitions, lot of readily available information. Fantastic atmosphere. Well worth a visit, couldn't believe it is free entry. Would have been happy to pay, worth a generous donation.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For such a renowned museum, I was very disappointed in the exhibits. Everything was displayed in such a random manner too. Wasn't an enjoyable visit.

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Thank MyNameIsLindz
Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This museum manages to keep a sense of tradition and luxury while embracing new technology. We have visited many times and it is ever changing from dr who to vettriano to a wonderful corporate private celebration. All so incredible. Food and shop also high quality

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great if you stuck for what to do with the kids on a rainy day. There's so much to see in there you'll need to do a few visits to absorb it all.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is on the tour bus route . make sure you get off a the stop right outside the museum . I saw Christ of Saint John of the Cross by Salvador Dalí which was very moving

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day fantastic facility Glasgow should be so proud of this fantastic museum we absolutely loved it

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A brilliant museum, with plenty of displays for everyone. Always something new for the kids to do, and the hands on sessions are great. Very reasonable parking charges, and free entry (please donate to help out) makes it a cheap day out for all the family. Would like to come here myself one day to truly appreciate the fabulous art... More 

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