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Address: Glasgow University | Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141-330-4221, ext. 4221
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The Hunterian

The Hunterian Museum is a treat for people that are curious and not squeamish. A full wall plus more scattered around of jarred specimens. I would not take a child to this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The Hunterian Museum is a treat for people that are curious and not squeamish. A full wall plus more scattered around of jarred specimens. I would not take a child to this museum but as an adult, I found the other collections fabulous.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very interesting and a stunningly beautiful museum. Something for everyone here. Dinosaurs to early communications. You will learn something new, you can't fail!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Great natural history and pathology specimens. The remnants from a Roman wall were a treat to see, in surprisingly good condition given their age.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Currently there is an exhibition of artifacts from the Antonine Wall in the central hall on the first floor. Beautifully exhibited with great explanations of the displays. The rest of the museum is also interesting but it was mainly the Antonine Wall exhibition that drew us to visit. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Well worth a visit, especially if you are in and around the West End of Glasgow near the University. Interesting exhibitions in an excellent setting. Not something to miss if you are a tourist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Hunterian at Glasgow University is simply fabulous. The university itself is beautiful, and one of the oldest, but the Hunterian within is a must visit. The spaces are beautiful, and the collection built around that put together by William Hunter shows a wide range of interest. Compared to the major public museums it is somewhat "boutique", but I could... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Though a lot less known than most other museums in Glasgow this really is one of the best. It has a bit of everything and it is all laid out so beautifully. Its super close to subway/bus as it is in Glasgow uni, very easy to get too. The preserved biological specimens are very interesting as well as the collection... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a fascinating collection of William Hunter's (18th century physician) artifacts so is just his interests. I found the preserved biological specimens most interesting but there were also medieval coins, dinosaur eggs, and things from Captain Cook's voyages etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Permanent collection contains, Whistlers, Scottish colourists, Glasgow boys & various Dutch masters. A must visit and a short walk from Hillhead tube station or Kelvingrove Museum.

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Wow, did this place have something of everything. The Hunterian collection includes everything from Roman Artifacts found at nearby forts to fossilized centipedes to Maori ceremonial combs to a dissected gravid uterus. I'd say there's almost too much to take in. That being said, the staff was friendly, each item had very good explanations and documentation, and you could bring... More 

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