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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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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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All reviews organ recital glasgow boys natural history stuffed animals salvador dali st john of the cross van gogh something for everyone 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 via mobile

Admission to the Kelvingrove museum is entirely free (like most museums in Glasgow). Most of the exhibits are fun and geared towards kids, so it’s perfect for children. And for the adults, check out the infamous Dali painting.

Thank DanEverett
Reviewed yesterday

We heard about this on the radio, what a brilliant place. The council pay for the upkeep. You are walking back looking at the old buildings. This is so informative and for all age groups.

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 2 days ago

spent 4 hr reviewing the displays - more museum than art gallery - very interesting. And a nice little lunch place also.

Thank ospreyal
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't believe this museum is FREE. It houses a great collection. There's something there for everyone to enjoy.

Thank kcupcake
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant that this is all available to all ,great access beautiful building ,great day out and thoroughly enjoyed the organ music

Thank bernice g
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a perfect place to discover new things and the best for children. The building is beautiful and the food is also good.

Thank lauuunatica
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been visiting this Glasgow landmark attraction since I was a child and continued that by costing regularly with my own son who is now a teenager but still enjoys our days out at Kelvingrove. Beautiful building in a lovely West End location with lots of...More

Thank Fortboyard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the best place of interest in Glasgow I took my 17 year old boy year after year and he still wants to come back as there is is something different every year of great interest and history well done Kelivgrove galleries.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having the time to do this is very rare so took an afternoon over it. Loads to see, The Burrell collection, natural history section, contemporary and modern art including a large part dedicated to Macintosh

Thank 314allanw
Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all, I'm not an art expert at all but we do love a large slice of history, especially Victorian and the industrial revolution so a visit to the Kelvingrove was a real treat. On arrival we were met by a very passionate, well...More

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19 October 2018|
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Response from Robert A | Reviewed this property |
Visit Mackintosh house at the Glasgow University also the University has a good science museum. The Transport museum an Tallship behind it are very good to. Glasgow has some Great places to eat Browns in the City centre or... More
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Response from Chrissie P | Reviewed this property |
Please allow at least 1.5 hours, more if there is a special exhibition on in the basement that you want to wee
26 August 2018|
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Response from Les B | Reviewed this property |
There are prehistoric bones and fossils there