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Hunterian Museum

Glasgow University | Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland (West End)
0141-330-4221, ext. 4221
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Ranked #15 of 170 Attractions in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Great museum that covers several different things as the roman walls, dinosaur, and medical history amongst other things, one of the most impressive things was the building itself and the university surroundings, a fantastic building. well worth a visit , and free too.

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NYC
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I was drawn to this little museum at Glasgow University because I had visited the one in London and was intrigued. This one is small; it will take you an hour or under to peruse its offerings. It's free and a nice way to spend a little time. Inside you will see numerous jarred organs and deformed animal fetuses (think... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This museum was perhaps a little more alternative after the Kelvingrove. We went for the Robert Bruce exhibition which sadly we ran out of time for because all the other stuff was so interesting! The building itself is lovely and it was all well laid out.

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florida
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118 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful museum with many interesting collections People with medical backgrounds and interests will enjoy the Excellent presentations of old medical instruments and many Bottles full of organs from operations

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

visited here on a weekend day out, expecting a small museum. Ended up staying until close. the staff knew loads and were really helpful even though the place was busy with lots of american visitors. The university is a huge building that everyone should see but this is a "hidden diamond"

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The museum is in the beautiful grounds of the university. I was lucky enough to be there when a student from the university gave a guided tour of the Roman exhibition. She was extremely knowledgable and enthusiatic and was very good at bringing 'alive' the artefacts that were on display. She also did a guided tour of the museum, which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Definitely worth a visit if you're in Glasgow. The building is worth a visit on its own but housed within is a superbly eclectic selection of items from some fabulous Victorian collectors, thinkers, scientists etc. From the enormous elk head and antlers to a huge tuning fork plus dinosaurs skeletons and previous stones every step takes you to something interesting.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The museum is situated in the grounds of Glasgow University which are themselves impressive buildings. The museum is basically a Victorian collection and so is a hotch potch of exhibits related to archeology, zoology, anatomy etc. Many of the exhibits are fascinating - especially the Antonine Wall display. However, what really makes the museum is that it is beautifully curated.... More

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Very interesting museum full of exhibits ranging from science to history. Shows the best of Glasgow and her discoveries.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It's well worth longer than I had to spare and my review is based on the small part I saw. The collection is eclectic and there's something for everyone.

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