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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Address: Kelvingrove Art Galleries 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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Great and interesting place

Firstly the fact that this place is free entry is outstanding for what you get ! There is so many different displays and if you are an art lover there is paintings galore! There... read more

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Firstly the fact that this place is free entry is outstanding for what you get ! There is so many different displays and if you are an art lover there is paintings galore! There is also interactive areas to keep the kids entertained. My favourite part was the spitfire hung from the ceiling but there is something for everyone. It... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic place to visit for all ages. Came here with mixture of adults & children. Definitely worth a visit.. The smalls loved the tunnels!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

that you need to visit the Kelvingrove, so we did and weren't disappointed. There is heaps to do and see (as you may expect). We only spent a few hours here but could easily see how you could spend the day taking your time to look around. The Mucha exhibit was fascinating and worth the entrance fee, if you like... More 

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Thank Marty_C_85
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best museums I've visited. The building is breathtakingly beautiful, there was an organ recital which wad inspiring.

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Thank susanjanelaing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Though there is much to see in this museum and gallery, I was most surprised by the array of great works of art on display, including Dali's Crucifixion, Monet's, Picasso's, Cezanne's and many other gems from the Impressionist revolution onwards. The Mucha exhibition was stunning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was quite the unexpected find in Glasgow. It has a great collection of weaponry and armor from around the world. There's an extensive European jewelry collection and a fine collection of natural history. The art collection is quite extensive and included Old Masters, Impressionists, but most importantly, Scottish Colorists and works by The Four members of the Glasgow School.... More 

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Thank Eric H
Dunbar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely lazy Sunday afternoon here slowly ambling around after the excess of the night before. A beautiful museum and grounds with helpful and attentive staff. Recommend it to anyone

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Thank Jamie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab place to visit for one and all. Good for all ages. Went with 2 families of 4 and had a marvellous day.

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Thank Cyprusalexi
Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great visit here at the weekend with grandchildren. A real jewel in Glasgow's crown. Staff were extremely helpful to the children re their school projects & we all enjoyed the ground floor cafe.

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

The Galleries is a lovely place to visit. It's suitable for a visit with children or just adults, there's enough to keep everyone busy. If you're lucky enough to get a sunny day the grounds are beautiful. I would recommend setting at least 2 hours aside for your visit.

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