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Hunterian Museum

Address: Glasgow University | Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141-330-4221, ext. 4221
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Ranked #25 of 388 things to do in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Really interesting museum. Loads of interesting medical history exhibits. The anatomy museum also situated in Glasgow University is also fantastic if you get in.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Amazing place to take the Kids thank you for all your help and support today we had such a wonderfull day today my hubby and 2 jids though it was great

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It is not just the building, nor the history, nor the exhibits! Originated by a great man to serve mankind! Do not miss especially if you hold an interest in medicine and science!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Something for everyone to see. Still in the slightly stuffy style of exhibition but full of wonderful treasures.

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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wasn't sure what this museum was about but took the short walk over the river kelvin to see. Was very interesting and an added bonus is that it is housed in the beautiful Glasgow university.

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Hong Kong, China
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12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Glasgow has much more to offer in its museums that that on offer here. If you are on a short visit, do not waste your time and get to the southside attractions and other West End gems.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This fantastic museum is housed in a very modern building in the University of Glasgow main campus in the West End of Glasgow. I spent a couple of hours and saw collections which are indicative of Glasgow and include works by William Hunter the man,medic and collector as well as by Lord Kelvin the scientist and the Antonine Wall or... More 

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Crewe
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We were fortunate to have been guided to the Hunterian by a member of the University staff after getting a bit lost! He took us the scenic route via interesting parts of the University. We had a rather quick visit as we had lunch booked. However, it was long enough to see that there were some interesting exhibits which were... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I loved it all, again the friendliness of the staff, the amazing artefacts. To walk where famous scientists that I have heard of have walked., and who have made a difference in this world is just mind-blowing. There is so much to see, from pre history to now all relevant to our lives. When I asked if there was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The museum was very well-organised and the objects exposed are really interesting. It was really enjoyable for my friends and I.

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