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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland (City Centre)
+44 141 276 9599
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Ranked #4 of 177 Attractions in Glasgow
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Type: Art Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free attraction.​ With 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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stoke on trent
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Visited recently with my wife on a short break to Glasgow. Its worth visiting just to admire the architecture of the building. The museum itself is excellent there is so much to see. We were there for over 2 hours and didnt see it all. Entry is free although we did make a very well deserved donation. On leaving we... More

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Montreal
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Lovely museum with interesting exhibits. Very well spaced out, with an amazing organ on the higher level. I was lucky enough to be there during an organ presentation. The music flooded the museum and sounded amazing. The food at the café was surprisingly really really good.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

No idea if its any good or not really, just could find anywhere to park either in the museum car park or on any side streets within reasonable distance.

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Elgin, Scotland, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The building is huge and worth a visit for the architecture. We were there for two hours and only scratched the surface of the art and museum exhibits. The variety and quality of the Scottish and other art is very high and it is well laid out. A bonus was the organ recital at one o'clock, the organ and the... More

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Dundee, Scotland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Bring the family to this museum, you will not be disappointed. It's free and a great day out. The history in this place would be very difficult to find in another place. The guides are terrific and very helpful. It has to be one of the top attractions in Scotland.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I absolutely loved this museum. I was amazed to see so many great paintings and other great displays. The painting of Christ of Saint John of the Cross is fantastic. If you are in a Glasgow give this place a visit and it's free admission.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Informative place about history of Glasgow! Found it more a place for kids! Lovely building so worth a visit from Architecture POV!

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Domzale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

First the building from outside looks great. Museum inside can take you all day or just an hour, but everibody find something that will amaze him. Big reccomendation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

What an amazing place. Beautiful building and decor, wonderful wide ranging collection of art and sculpture. The organ being played while we were there was beautiful. I could have spent all day here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Deserves its reputation as the Smithsonian of Scotland. All kinds of exhibits and items...history, geography, biology, art. Truly impressive collection. Great Café downstairs. Beautiful park setting. Easy from George street by subway

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