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Aberdeen Art Gallery

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Address: Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01224 523 700
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Well-known art gallery displaying a fine collection of modern and...
Well-known art gallery displaying a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art.
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I spent a rainy day here. I didn't find it anything special and walked around the place in a short time. Not that busy so it was quiet and I did try to look at everything. Not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went this morning and found out that it's shut until 2017. Trip advisor does still have it as open :-( Did find out that there is a fun activity this weekend where you can drink cocktails and handprint the walls if your about weekend of 26/27 March.

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scotland
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21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I spent a rainy day here. I didn't find it anything special and walked around the place in a short time. Not that busy so it was quiet and I did try to look at everything. Not on a par with some of the musuems in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Centrally located. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sad to say but Aberdeen Art Gallery is closing for 2 years I believe. as romMarch 2016. Problems with the marble staircase and other things. Really sad because I loved to wander about here and some of the special exhibitions held here were amazing - The Scotland Tapestry for one.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A fairly standard provincial civic collection with a usual bias towards Victorian art, particularly with some very grand Scottish portraits and some very interesting works of domestic/social historic interest. Very nice Millais. Shows an interesting permanent collection of James Mcbey work, a locally renowned etcher who was rather stuck in a linear style straightjacket when he expanded into watercolour and... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Haven't been here for a while and still enjoy visiting the place.It has a really nice atmosphere. Bought some cards from the shop and really enjoyed our visit there.

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Banchory, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I hadn't been here since I was a kid , decided to pop on with my wife for a coffee & break from Christmas shopping. Nice quiet cafe in gallery with good coffee & friendly staff. The Bon Accord Silver Band were playing Christmas Carols which gave the gallery a really nice feel. We had a look round the War... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
16 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is a bijou gallery with a wonderful marble staircase, which our incredibly ignorant council are proposing to decimate ... they should all be hung, drawn and quartered. This is a beautiful, dreamy historic building with masses of charm, about to be ruined by ignorant and unfeeling people.

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UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Officail Statement at 13/12/2014 Aberdeen Art Gallery will formally close to visitors at the end of January, but throughout the month of February we aim to offer some limited access so you can see what’s happening. These dates and times will be confirmed early in the New Year, when we will also announce details of a farewell event for all... More 

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Visited a couple of days after remembrance day and found the exhbition around WW1 and that of local war artist interesting and quite poignant. Liked the mix of exhibitions on offer.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

I love the art gallery as a place to learn and relax. The shop has a great selection of souvenirs, including prints of many of its paintings. The cafe is a good place to go if you need a break from your wanderings

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