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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
+44 141 276 9599
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free attraction.​ With 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, the collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant.
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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
+44 141 276 9599
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Reviewed yesterday

You are not likely to see this collection elsewhere and there is a lot worth taking in from the beacon Whistler through Sir John Lavery, Sir James Guthrie, ... And the Kelvingrove building itself is worth a visit.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent place to visit. We spend most of our day inside the museum. Friendly staffs. Thank you. We will advise anyone to visit this place.

1  Thank fadella1965
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the most eclectic collections we have ever visited. We went mainly for the art but enjoyed all aspects. Great for kids too.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 days ago

First an access tip - from downtown centre, e.g. Buchanan St or St. Enoch, take the subway inner circle (anti-clockwise) to Kelvinhall then walk east on Dumbarton Rd and you'll soon see the red stone edifice ahead in its park like grounds. Not many art...More

Thank observer2011
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was amazing, packed with artefacts and paintings- a lovely, interesting place to visit and free! Loved the Glasgow Boys!

Thank 629anne
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Kelvingrove is a lovely little museum. It has lots of different things to see: visual art, fossils, organ, architecture, fashion.

1  Thank sk8nlassie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hi there, it is great. Good collection of C R Mackintosh artefacts. Not a had lunch at the downstairs cafe. The ground level one was a bit noisy.

1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum itself is a sight to see - a Spanish Baroque-style palace. it is enormous and most impressive. This is an excellent day out. It is free and full of interesting exhibits. The most impressive is the glorious Salvador Dali 'St John of the...More

1  Thank Professor David... O
Reviewed 2 days ago

On site parking at £1 for 4 hours is good although limited number of spaces, street parking is £1 per hour and plenty parking wardens on the prowl! Kelvingrove is a first class facility, free, good variety, spacious and will catch the attention of kids....More

1  Thank J.D.Newcombe
Reviewed 2 days ago

For all that we had heard what a fabulous gallery the Kelvingrove is, for me it was the interior of the building itself that wowed, the art and museum artefacts less so although still plenty of interest (eg Rachel Ruysch flower paintings).I can see why...More

1  Thank dirtmother
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Kelvingrove is free to enter withh access to 22 themed galleries and displays. Temoraray exhibitions which are housed in a seperate area within the buiding may be chargeable. The current Exhibition is Frank QuitelyThe Art of... More
July 22, 2017|
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Response from KelvingroveGlasgow | Property representative |
Traveline Scotland has all the information and alternatives on their website.
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March 6, 2017|
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Response from Emma K | Reviewed this property |
It depends if you like to read all the info attached to the exhibits or just browse? You can definitely spend 1/2 day here, especially if you stop for a cup of tea in the cafe. It's set in beautiful grounds so combine with a... More