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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Free Entry. 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...more
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Kelvingrove Art Galleries Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG, Scotland
+44 141 276 9599
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All reviews organ recital glasgow boys natural history stuffed animals salvador dali st john of the cross something for everyone van gogh beautiful building all ages main hall few hours free entry interesting exhibits rainy day worth a visit great place to visit
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Reviewed today

I have going here since I was a child , never boring , a lot of memories are still there but also a lot of changes , lots of new exhibitions which can be very modern from rabbit burns to AC/DC . Do not pass...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnmcc29
Reviewed today via mobile

We visit Kelvingrove often and never tire of it. Our favourite experience is the daily organ recital with the added bonus of an optional tour of the organ loft and organ after the recital on a Friday. In the Art Gallery and Museum there is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marg0deans
Reviewed yesterday

Visited Glasgow 's Art Gallery and enjoyed a cultural Sunday afternoon. Beautiful building with art to suit everyone's taste...ours was the paintings of the rugged hills and Scottish landscape. The one hour organ recital was invigorating starting with 'Bonnie Lassie oh with the first line...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JeanBreen
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the Kelvingrove Art galleries on a Sunday morning in January and it was not too busy. Each of the galleries is dedicated to particular groups of artists and is very well laid out with plenty of space to view the pictures. What I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed yesterday

We had set off from Edinburgh to visit the Glasgow Science Centre only to get there and discover it is closed on a Monday. The two grandchildren aged 8 and 10 were very disappointed so we needed to find a good alternative and plumped for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margaret W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great for any age... so much to see and do for everyone, easy access for people with disabilities...couple of places too eat from juice or tea, coffee, cakes and sandwiches to a restaurant for meals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ann F
Reviewed yesterday

Perhaps sadly, I'm long enough in the tooth to remember the way this museum and art gallery used to be. You could lose yourself in there for a day, looking at all the exhibits. Since it was re-vamped, I can't help but feel it has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alastair274
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very educational for our young grandchildren.great day out especially in our weather in Scotland and also a nice park when the sun is out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank allan m
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful building to look at and visit and the beauty of it is that it is FREE. It is easy to get to by local busses or if you take your car, there is a fair amount of parking, but like everything else, it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SubmarinerBob
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is part of Glasgow Museums, all offering free entry. The Kelvingrove has something for everyone. There are a few cafes to rest and enjoy a cuppa. Access via public transportation is good, with bus stops right in front. It's also on the hop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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19 October 2018|
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Response from patriciamackenzie61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you must try Falkirk wheel and see the kelpies a must to see also the crane all light up in Clydebank and lovely bridges in glasgow at night all light up look stunning
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Response from kariscarper | Reviewed this property |
How long is a piece of string?...... It depends on what you're interest in. Allow between 1 to 3 hours.
26 August 2018|
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there