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Hunterian Art Gallery

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Address: University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-330-5430
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.

This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.

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what a collection

this an excellent place to visit and a hidden gem its a must see followed by a walk to byres road for lunch

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2016
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Canberra, Australia
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not bowled over by this and would choose the Hunterian if I was short of time. Limited collection of artwork.

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North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Visited after visiting the MacIntosh House next door. Not sure we appreciated all the art inside, not really art lovers.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

this an excellent place to visit and a hidden gem its a must see followed by a walk to byres road for lunch

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

A great little museum. Lots of paintings and other bits and pieces. It's attached to the mackintosh museum. It's free, definitely worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My wife and i went to this gallery to see the comic book exhibit and it was wonderful. A real treat for fans of art, comics and Scottish culture. Brilliant day out.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Having lived in Glasgow for 16 years, I can't believe it's taken me this long to actually go into the Hunterian. The gallery is free to enter and has some lovely work. I particularly liked the sculpture garden out the back of the building. A rare day of sunshine meant that the court was a sun trap and the big... More 

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somerset, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Well displayed exhibition in the Rennie Mackintosh house and a good tour by a so what robotic young lady but when you got to the exhibition at the end not enough time to see all the exhibits before you were shepherded out to allow the next tour in. The art gallery was excellent. The art gallery is free the tour... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The Mackintosh House exhibit books up quickly so it is worth checking it is available for a visit. Art works are great with some interesting Whistler works.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

..to avoid confusion. The gallery is in a modern, small building but packed with important collections of Whistler, Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists. The original Mackintosh House tour (£5.00) is a must for fans, small in number and not too long.

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Province of Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The Hunterian has a wide collection of one of my favourite groups, the Scottish Colourists. I was the only member of an audience of a student's debut tour of the gallery and its art, which was very informative.

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