Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

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  • The first thing which struck us was the huge, and I mean huge, earthwork - sculptural artwork - occupying the major part of the park in front of the gallery. Amazing. Followed soon after by Henry Moor...  more »
  • I enjoyed the Modern Art Gallery much more than the Modern Art Two. On display when I visited in August 2017 were Ed Ruscha, R. B Kitaj and Lichtenstein paintings among other well-known contemporary a...  more »
  • I have been here very many times. The Museum of Modern Art in Edinburgh is on my highly personal list of the top ten arty places I try to experience more than once a year. I was particularly intereste...  more »
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  • I don't know a huge amount about art but I love going to the modern art galleries. There's usually a free exhibition and other work that you can see for few. There's also normally a paid one, sometimes two. The annual membership isn't expensive and is worth it if you are going to a couple of exhibitions a year and it gets you in to the other galleries in Edinburgh. Both buildings are in a great location, with parking, and have really nice grounds/gardens. Inside the layout is spacious with plenty of room to appreciate the exhibitions. The restaurant is excellent, with great food at a very reasonable price.
  • A good day out for the family with some very nice pieces. For someone who doesn’t know a lot about art, it was a nice walk around before a brownie and a coffee in the cafe.
  • Building 1 is free admission definitely worth visiting as the some of the exhibits are really exciting. Use the free shuttle (what a great idea. Simple and yet original. every 15 minutes) between galleries as is far from center.
  • Excellent exhibition and welcoming staff. Unique. Delicious food and drinks, very kid friendly.
  • Free entrance to see some beautiful modern works. It's not big but that is oké. Outside, in the gardens, there is more. I love art in open air.

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