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Hunterian Art Gallery

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Neighbourhood: West End
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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 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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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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McIntosh, Whistler and Glasgow Boys under one roof!

To move around Charles Renee Mcintosh and Margaret McDonald intimate home and furniture albeit in a reconstructed shell of what was their house somewhere else is an experience not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To move around Charles Renee Mcintosh and Margaret McDonald intimate home and furniture albeit in a reconstructed shell of what was their house somewhere else is an experience not to be missed. The exhibition of James McNeill Whistler's paintings is greatly enhanced by the presence of the artist’s materials, including brushes, etching plates, and printmaking tools. Finally the works of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my most anticipated stops during my day trip to Glasgow was to visit the Mackintosh House at this gallery. Being from the USA, I researched hours beforehand on their website. When I arrived to the museum at 4:20 pm, I learned that despite the House being open until 5 pm, visitor admissions were cut at 4:15. I know... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a fantastic experience to wander around this gallery. The large number of artists being displayed was amazing. You will need a few hours to do it justice.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

An art gallery like most others of similar ilk. Only explored the ground floor where there are many fine paintings, and the Mackintosh House for which there is a charge to visit. Would not visit again.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Hunterian Gallery combined with the nearby (walking distance) Kelvingrove, make for a five-star attraction. Even though I didn't have time to see its main attraction - the Mackintosh House - I enjoyed the collection of paintings by Scottish colorists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Well presented works in a light bright gallery. Echo-ie floorboards which lent its own charm to the gallery. Some lovely pieces and worth visiting.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

As I go to the University of Glasgow everyday, I've decided to visit Hunterian Art Gallery at least once because it is in such covenient place. At first I thought it would be one of the many art galeries around the world. But one girl (student from Glasgow Uni) offered me a free excursion to this museum. There were few... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Across the street from the Hunterian is its art gallery with a highly varied and broad collection that includes a small but brilliant Rembrandt and an exceptional collection of James McNeil Whistler. And that's just the beginning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I passed this place for the 5 years I attended university here always meaning to go in, I'm so glad I finally did, not so much for the Art gallery side but for the gorgeous Mackintosh house attached to it. Only a certain number of people are allowed in at a time which is good and allows you to spend... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

There's an eclectic range of artists on display here but overall the collection is relatively small. The Whistlers were good, as were some of the Scottish landscape painters. Easy to walk round and well curated. Free, too, which is good.

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