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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
+44 141 276 9599
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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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  • Average4%
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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
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+44 141 276 9599
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of those museums that has such a diverse collection everyone will find something of interest. The collection is housed in a purpose built building that dominates the local area and is worth the visit. You can catch the local bus out from...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I went to the museum specifically to see the Mackintosh exhibit, which cost 7 pounds. Admission to the museum itself is free, and offers a free daily highlights tour at 11:00. Unfortunately, the tour guide didn’t come into work that day so tour didn’t happen....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a quick walk through. Interesting and eclectic collection of things. African, British And then what appeared to be art Donation at entrance.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were greeted with music from the huge pipe organ as we entered the building, l there are two big screens showing the organist's hands and feet as he played. The exhibits are varied and well set out, I'm sure there's something here that would...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

To learn about this amazing city, come here! Also take in a daily free organ concert. An incredible building with cafe, and amazing art and natural history holdings.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have visited this place many times over the years and always enjoy my visit. The collection of art and history is great and has something for all tastes

1  Thank Craig S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit. Enjoyed a quick visit. Enjoyed the beekeepers display and video. High ceiling - free admission

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The reason to NOT miss this museum is to be awe inspired by the gorgeous Victorian architecture. But, once inside I was taken aback by the vastness of the building. The exhibit about Scottish history helped me understand who founded Scotland, where the kilts came...More

1  Thank Kathryn M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I just went there today and didn t have as much time as I would have wanted to, but saw the Machintosh exposition and it was amazing I manage to have a quick peak at the rest and all it did is make me regret...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting combination of gallery and museum. Great way to spend a couple of hours appreciating the masters.

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No - you do not need any ID.
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24 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.)
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10 April 2018|
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Response from Clark K | Reviewed this property |
Its a good 35 minutes walk from the Jurys Inn.
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