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Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

(4.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Scotland’s oldest public museum, Hunterian Museum houses vast collections spread throughout several buildings on a campus. On your visit, head to The Hunterian Museum, where you’ll find displays on geology, ethnography, ancient Egypt, scientific instruments, coins and medals, and much more. Visit The Zoology Museum, which houses an extensive insect collection. Next, the art gallery features the works of James McNeill Whistler, the majority of the watercolors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Lastly, the Mackintosh House is a modern concrete building and part of the gallery-library complex. This site features some of the original woodwork of the old terraced house and the meticulously reassembled interiors from Mackintosh's home. To visit Hunterian Museum and other attractions in Glasgow, use our Glasgow trip itinerary builder.
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  • The Hunterian in combination with the corresponding art gallery and the University of Glasgow is a highlight. The Museum is not too huge, but the exhibits are very interesting and beautiful to the look made. The entrance fee of £0 is unbeatable, and for me it was definitely a successful trip.
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  • The museum is situated within the Old Building of Glasgow University. The building alone is worth the visit and is absolutely stunning. The museum has a varied but small collection of artefacts and ex...  more »
  • The Art Galleries is the big attraction in this neighbourhood, and rightly so, but this substantial collection housed in a fabulous building within the university is also well worth a visit. Covering ...  more »