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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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Hours:
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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Very interesting and loads to see. Every floor and room had plenty to hold your interest. The cafe is nicely situated on the ground floor. And best of all is the museum is free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and loads to see. Every floor and room had plenty to hold your interest. The cafe is nicely situated on the ground floor. And best of all is the museum is free to get in!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Good museum it is the second best museum in glasgow very easy to get to using the hop on and off bus

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I loved the organ recital and tour. I found the galleries very spread out and there was a lot of walking to be done.

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FIFE,SCOTLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I can highly recommend this museum for all ages plenty to see & no matter when you visit there is always something new to see,there is also a nice café to stop & have a coffee & lovely gardens if weather is nice. in the west end but you can get the underground easy enough straight there from Buchanan street.

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barnoldswick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best attractions I have ever visited. As a fan of the Glasgow Boys and Scottish colourists I would say this is a must. Apart from the contents the place has a wonderful atmosphere. On the occasions I have visited it is full of families. It is so lively. There are coffee areas and a very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A lovely building and a great collection. The Kelvingrove is well worth a visit. Annoyingly, it doesn't open until 11am on Fridays and Sundays - I can understand Sundays, but why Fridays?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I've been coming to the Kelvingrove Art Galleries since I was a child & now I bring my own children! They love it here as it's very geared towards children on the ground floor as it has the Ancient Egyptian collection with games and demonstrations, Dinosaurs along with other pre-historic creatures & animals! Upstairs is quieter and more for adults... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A great mix of different galleries with everything from stuffed animals to Glasgow's history and artists, set in a magnificent building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Lots to see and do especially for families and the park is good. Had a great 'expressions' display see picture! Good mix of Scottish and world art and displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a breathtaking venue really beautiful building and very well thought out exhibits, could have spent many hours here but we had a busy itinerary. A must visit when you are in Glasgow.

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