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Gallery of Modern Art

Neighborhood: City Centre
Art museums, Museums
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Address: Royal Exchange Square | 111 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3AH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 287 3050
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Housed in a grand iconic building in Royal Exchange Square, the GoMA...
Housed in a grand iconic building in Royal Exchange Square, the GoMA (Gallery of Modern Art) hosts art exhibitions and special events throughout the year. The Library at GoMA houses a café, free internet access terminals and an extensive collection of art and design books.
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Always very busy so i would recommend to go early! There is always exhibitions on & these do change quite alot. This is situated just down from Georges Square. "The guy... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Always very busy so i would recommend to go early! There is always exhibitions on & these do change quite alot. This is situated just down from Georges Square. "The guy on the horse" is just outside.. you always find him with a cone on his head!

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Beautiful building , free admission , and good cafe . Very disappointed as two galleries were closed .

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I generally would really not go far out of my way to visit this gallery, which is in the centre of Glasgow, just down from George Square, but curiously, over the years on passing by I have dropped in to see what it's all about.. and I still don't know, but it is interesting to see what is on offer.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the second time we have visited this art gallery and been disappointed. We love modern art but just like the Baltic in Newcastle they are also usually between exhibitions! The building seems to have been well adapted enjoy an exhibition if you can!

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Paid a quick visit, as exhibition of Alasdair Gray on at the time. It was ok but I think I just don't get modern art. Some other pottery exhibits were to me, simple bits of pottery which appeared to have been made by someone with few skills in pottery-making and less in composition. Fairly forgettable. Sorry but Kelvingrove Art Gallery... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Large art gallery housed in a beautiful building in the centre of Glasgow with free admission and changing exhibitions. The current Alasdair Gray Spheres of Influence exhibition (until 25 May 2015) is excellent. Browse the shop for some quirky gift ideas.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The cafe was great, lovely coffee and cakes, but not what I went to see. I really wanted to see the Grayson Perry work.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

In 2014 when I went to the gallery of modern art in Glasgow I was rather dissapointed. First of all there was only one or two peices of artwork (not a lot by most galleries standards) and it took us 10 minuites to see everything. Wouldnt reccomend to see it if your in Glasgow.

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York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited mid Feb and only one of the 4 galleries was open . No warning outside so a bit off a waste of time.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The BFM had the pleasure of visiting the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) with a bunch of friends. Royal Exchange Square Glasgow G1 3AH United Kingdom http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/goma/Pages/default.aspx 0141 287 3050 This iconic architectural landmark of Glasgow exudes such refined character and history. From old to new, now it is full of modern art. It once formed the boundary of the... More 

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