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Hunterian Art Gallery

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Address: University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-330-5430
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Description: This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.
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Lovely exhibit

This is a lovely museum, displaying many artists from Glasgow and environs. It begins, and builds on, the collection of William Hunter. There is an excellent collection of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a lovely museum, displaying many artists from Glasgow and environs. It begins, and builds on, the collection of William Hunter. There is an excellent collection of Whistler paintings. We were able to see an excellent exhibition on Duncan Shanks, a well-regarded Glaswegian artist. His sketches, as well as paintings, coupled with descriptions of his home near Glasgow, made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Part of Glasgow University it has an excellent collection of mainly Scottish painting Also a large collection of Whistler left by his sister to the University (I think). There is also an impressive Rennie MacIntosh room. Well worth a visit that could be combined with Glasgow Art Gallery nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our morning at the Hunterian Art Gallery was one of my favorite museum experiences in Scotland. We went primarily to see the Mackintosh House, which was outstanding! Getting to see more of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's work was a primary reason for visiting Scotland, so it was quite moving to see his re-created house. Also, our guide was really terrific! He... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited the Hunterian after Mackintosh's house (they are co-located). We are by no means academic art appreciators, however we both enjoyed the exhibitions which were both interesting and in some cases remarkable. The staging is excellent and there is sufficient variety between old masters and other groups such as the ' Glasgow Boys' to keep what started as mild... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Hunterian Art Gallery is opposite the building housing the Hunterian Museum across University Avenue. Apart from the changing exhibits in the main building which are definitely worth a visit for art-lovers, it is from here that the Rennie McIntosh House is accessed. That is a real treat for CRM fans. Check for current exhibits in the Gallery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

One of the best maintained Museums in Scotland... if you want to experience history & culture all in one place... this is the place to be

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The mueeuam is worth a quick look, but the real attraction is the Macintosh House. To really know Glasgow, you should know Mackintosh.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This gallery had many interesting paintings including portraiture from various centuries. They offer the viewer a glimpse of the fashions and artists backgrounds. Ultimately, my visit was totally inspirational as I brought out my paintbrushes.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The best art museum in Glasgow by far. Very well organized and a magnificent art collection. Also the museum id free of charge!

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Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Two rooms of James Whistler's greatest works; a tiny but terrific Rembrandt: why were there NO crowds!!!!!/???????? Many gems are contained in this wonderful space.

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Additional Information about Hunterian Art Gallery

Address: University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-330-5430
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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