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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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Description: This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.
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This gallery had many interesting paintings including portraiture from various centuries. They offer the viewer a glimpse of the fashions and artists backgrounds. Ultimately... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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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Romford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I went to visit the Hunterian Art Gallery in Glasgow because I had in mind to see The Mackintosh House which is next to it. Unfortunately when I got there the guided tour for the day was sold out so I decided to visit the gallery instead. I really enjoyed it as there are many paintings by Whistler as well... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This art gallery nicely emphasizes Scottish art. Very fascinating to see local artists in detail. I really enjoyed the sketch books on display.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Small collection with free entry: includes many gems (including especially Scottish Colourists and Whistler) well displayed. Free tours of the Mackintosh house (30 minutes long) are worth taking - the guide leading was well-informed and addressed the group clearly. There is currently a display of items from the university collection of incunabula which is among the most interesting and satisfying... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Not and extensive collection, but well worth the visit. A wide variety (history) of Scottish Artists. The tour of Mackintosh's house (attached to the Gallery) is great, especially for architecture buffs. The day we were there there was a fantastic exhibit of the earliest "printings" of books. A delight for history buffs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I love this kind of little gallery, not so much that you feel like skipping over things, as you know you get "looking at too many paintings fatigue". Just the right amount, the Whistlers, the Glascow boys etc. totally adequate, but not too much. Lovely. There are also special exhibitions. This time early book printing, not to my taste, but... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Discovered this amazing Gallery on our way to the well known Kelvingrove Gallery. Wonderful exhibits and once again free entry. What a pleaseant surprise and wonderful find.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Visited for the first time this weekend; only disappointment was that the Mackintosh house was so busy that we could not go in. The gallery is, however, delightful, a really good size to see in one visit as it is not large so one can take in what is on offer before suffering art- overload. I always start with any... More 

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Additional Information about Hunterian Art Gallery

Address: 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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