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Hunterian Museum

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Address: Glasgow University | Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 330 4221 x4221
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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wierd and wonderful museum

The Hunterian Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.Extremely interesting museum with many exhibits from roman times collected by william Hunter along with medical... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hunterian Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.Extremely interesting museum with many exhibits from roman times collected by william Hunter along with medical oddities and surgical instruments

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Impressive collection from an individual that was just as interesting as well. A must see for medical students to see what it was like in the earlier days of medical studies in surgery. All the tools used back then are on display with other artifacts from Roman ruins to organ samples in jars of a Formaldehyde like substance.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hunterian is housed in a lovely old building, and contains a diverse collection of interesting items. All very well displayed, with plenty of information. The coffee shop does extremely good food and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. Altogether a really good place to spend half a day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Numerous buildings house The Huntarian Collection belonging to The University of Glasgow. While the main collection is in the imposing gothic Main Building, other parts of the collection are housed in the Anatomy Department, Zoology building, Geology building, and there's likely to be small displays and exhibits in many of the other buildings too. Additionally, there's the Hunrarian Art Gallery... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although we went to see the Colourist paintings we were bowled over with the range and quality of paintings - especially an exceptional Rembrandt (the entombment) and paintings by Joan Eardley.

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Hunterian and were impressed with the variation of exhibits and of course the interesting historical information. Set in Glasgow University the location is stunning. We walked to the Museum from the Kelvin Hall entrance to Kelvingrove Park but think there may have been a quicker way!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very intresting museum , roman history, victorian medical history. Scientific instruments used by joseph lister lord kelvin,

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has two locations: The Hunterian Museum and the Hunterian Art Gallery. Both are on the lovely Glasgow University campus. The art gallery has a fantastic collection, the Whistlers in particular. The Hunterian Museum focuses more on science and anthropology. I particularly appreciated the displays related to discoveries/advances made my Scottish scientists, doctors, and inventors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The collection for this museum was brought toghether by William Hunter an anatomist from Scottish origin. It is housed nowadays in some beautiful halls which are part of Gilbert Scots wonderful university of Glasgow. As goes with scientist of the 18th century he collected a lot of different objects ranging from art, science, history to zoology and bits of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has got to be one of my favourite museum finds. The building is beautiful and you do feel like you may have wandered in to Hogwarts. You can't help but look at the stunning stone work and stained glass windows and beautiful ceiling beams. The exhibits are incredible too. Very different from your "normal" museum. There's medical, Roman, natural... More 

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