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Hunterian Museum

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Address: Glasgow University | Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141-330-4221, ext. 4221
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Gorgeous Campus and Museum!

Depending on your interests, there is a lot to see here, and the museum is well-laid out and not so big as to tire one out. The illuminated manuscripts, which was my reason for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Depending on your interests, there is a lot to see here, and the museum is well-laid out and not so big as to tire one out. The illuminated manuscripts, which was my reason for visiting was amazing! My only complaint was that the light script on dark background meant that it was difficult to read information supplied for each book/page... More 

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Interesting building both inside and out.... Displays were varied and if you like a lot of small exhibitions on a wide variety of topics this would be a good place to visit.

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Alloa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Wide range of interesting artefacts in a fabulous building. Rosetta Stone, meteor, Egyptian mummy, Gem Stones to name but a few.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the Whistler collection, really amazing. It was brought to life by a great guide. We quickly went through the other part of the museum and then the Mackintosh house which is housed inside the museum.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I went to the Hunterian with my father and wife to view the Ingenious Impressions exhibit. What a brilliant thing to see, So many incuabula on display in one place, as a bibliophile I was truly amazed and was jealous of the exhibition. Then we walked across the street to view the museum itself and we were amazed at the... More 

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Hensall ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

didnt know that Glasgow has the largest collection of the American painters works, and they have reconstructed Mr Mc Intosh's home inside the museum, must see

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The art is beautiful and I really enjoyed the current exhibition about medieval printing and books, which was really informative and contained some gorgeous examples of illustrations!

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Frankfurt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

little museum and art gallery. The pieces are well put together and exhibited. Especially the pieces of Whistler were great to see, lots of them. Worth a visit.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Never heard of this museum before so was delighted to discover all the extremely interesting displays. Extreme varieties of subjects displayed, was only five minutes walk from our hotel on great western road. No admission fee, great venue for all ages to visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Location: In Glasgow University main building. No parking through the week unless you're very early. (4/5) Building: Space in the main building, with the main level divided in unequal halves (so to speak), plus an upper balcony level. Spacious and light. (5/5) Content: Hunter was a collector on a big scale, and with fairly catholic tastes, so there's quite a... More 

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