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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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Reviewed today

Kelvingrove is always a good day out. There is loads to do and see and the exhibits are pretty child friendly. Plenty of space for buggies or for small children to run about. This appeals to all age groups. There is a great cafe on...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum and art is GOOD but the building is wonderful. It is worth just visiting the cafes. It's also free, but special exhibitions carry a fee.

Thank TheLondonGuy
Reviewed yesterday

We took our grandson age 4 and a half last Friday to see the skeletons of dinosaurs.He was fascinated especially as we had seen some dinosaurs at the Buchanan galleries earlier in the day! After the dinosaurs he then looked at some of the other...More

Thank 771phoebe
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Free entry a bonus! Everything in here is fascinating from the stuffed elephant to the mackintosh displays, you can spend hours here lovely shops and cafe too.

Thank anita1310
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the variety of fine art. However we were disappointed that Dali's famous painting of Christ on the cross was being exhibited elsewhere, when we visited.

Thank Christine J
KelvingroveGlasgow, General Manager at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Salvador Dali's Christ of St John on the Cross is back on display it returned in late June. Sorry you missed it.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Were there as a lark to see the MacIntosh exhibition. The MacIntosh exhibit was fantastic. What a talent. The rest is the museum was well laid out and of very high quality. There was even an organ concert and the talent of Mr Browne was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful exhibits, I especially loved the Charles Rennie Mackintosh, however there is a extra charge of 7 pounds.

1  Thank Pouched
Reviewed 2 days ago

I attended a private function in the main hall and visited the museum which was well organised with great pieces to see.

1  Thank Thierry O
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to the Art Gallery specifically to see the Rennie McIntosh exhibition.It was very well presented.Although it is free to enter the main gallery there was a charge for the Exhibition. A bonus was the organ recital.I also went to see the Salvatore Dali...More

Thank veronicarose50
Reviewed 3 days ago

The photographs on Instagram are true to the magnificence of this institution. Beautiful artworks, from the conservative to the out-there. Beautiful building. Gorgeous indoors. Time very well spent, a must-do when in Glasgow.

Thank outdoors_enthusiast
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Seamus M
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Response from ShanzyHolm | Reviewed this property |
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Hi Entry is free and unrestricted apart from special exhibitions which are cahargeable.
Drew S
25 May 2018|
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your enquiry, there is a Cloakroom with a charge of £1 per item which is located at the Lower Ground entrance (facing Glasgow University.)