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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Address: Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 276 9599
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free...
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.
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Must see in Glasgow, between the gallery and park, you could spend an entire day here, short walk to the botanical gardens too. Great museum and gallery, beautiful building.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Hereford, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Must see in Glasgow, between the gallery and park, you could spend an entire day here, short walk to the botanical gardens too. Great museum and gallery, beautiful building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Scotland for nearly 40 years and have visited Glasgow many times. But never the Kelvingrove Gallery and Museum. We travelled to Glasgow by train and then caught the subway from Buchanan Street to Kelvinhall which was also a first for us. Then a short 10 minute stroll to the museum. The building is simply stunning and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The building is a magnificent work of architecture. The council has done a great job of maintaining it over the years and adding to its collections. For me an aviation fan, the spitfire suspended from the roof sealed the deal. Interesting history and artefacts to capture all age groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place and free entry Great place for family days out.very educational for people of all ages.

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Larne, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

well worth the visit a couple of hours will fly by , very easy to get about to the different level,staff very helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely little museum definitely worth a visit! I just wish I'd been able to look around more. Has things for kids to look at and to touch which made a change

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

From where shall I start. It is excellent for everybody and its filled with all kinds of staff, from stuffed animals to furniture and painting. It represents different styles and art themes all in there own space. You can see them all one by one or just visit the exhibitions you want. At noun there was a church instrument melody... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Glasgow has a fantastic history and we had one morning to go somewhere as we were here for a wedding, Using Tripadvisor we chose Kelvingrove. Great choice. The building is wonderful, the park beautiful, the content varied. Fun for kids and grownups. Good for serious museum visitors as well as the rest of us. Its free but don't be a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is just what you expect from a top class city, there is every type of art and artefact to keep you busy and interested, I recommend a visit and make sure you put aside at least a day, please do not forget to donate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

In a word -- eclectic!! So imaginative .. you really have to allow yourself several hours to take it in. This may well be my all-time favourite -- and I live in an area with world-class museums and galleries. I am not suggesting/listing particular exhibits because part of the experience is the personal discovery aspect. Turn a corner and prepare... More 

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