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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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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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What a collection of medical specimens

The specimens while not always pleasant to see are very educational and certainly did advance medical knowledge. Worth a visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Kalispell, Montana

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The specimens while not always pleasant to see are very educational and certainly did advance medical knowledge. Worth a visit!

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are interested in medical specimens, this is the place to go. The other exhibits were also really interesting, but took very little time to get through. The architecture was the draw for us. The building was gorgeous. It's also free, so why not check it out?

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We had to see the Charles Rennie Mackintosh house which has reconstructed within the Hunterian. It is free to visit but you must book a half hour slot as only 12 people can go in at a time and the visit is guided. He and his wife were inspired and this house is a one off. We were lucky to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Hunterian occupies several buildings on either side of Glasgow University Campus, the principal collections are contained in the Hunterian Museum, The Art Gallery and the Mackintosh House and there are also Zoology and Anatomy collections. Particular highlights are scientific instruments, ethnographic objects from Captain Cook's voyages, paintings (particularly large collection of Whistler's works) and work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We kind of ran out of energy because there is so much to see but what we did see was really interesting. The exhibit on the ancient Roman wall was my favourite. I loved all the artifacts and the write-up on them.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We came across the Hunterian Museum by accident while looking around the University of Glasgow. There was a special display on The Antonine Wall which featured artifacts from the Romans. Very interesting!

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Wonderful little museum from the time when educated erudite Victorian and Edwardian gentlemen investigated scientific questions, ideas, and made collections of just about everything. Does not take too much time to view this enjoyable museum. Great if you prefer small but eclectic museums, as do I.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Hunterian Museum shows the sheer passion of individuals who can drive it to such a level. The surgical collection of the museum is unique and we could see so many collections which reminded us of our childhood. Nice visit!

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

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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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Additional Information about Hunterian Museum

Address: Address: Glasgow University | Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141-330-4221, ext. 4221
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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