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Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

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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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  • One of the oldest museum collections in the world, this one shouldn't be missed. The actual collection displayed is not large, which is actually a bonus. All the artifacts are carefully chosen and des...  more »
  • This gem is hidden within the Gothic part of Glasgow University and is accessed via the entrance in University Avenue. The collection is unusual in that it contains only part of the lifetime collectio...  more »
  • The collection is very interesting and surprising, the building stunning, the atmosphere very nice! I usually take visitors from abroad there and they love it! 
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  • A great place to visit. The Roman relics are worthy of note and there are many other interesting things to see. History made interesting and easy.
  • As a student studying here doing Anatomy, this place is really interesting to me. If you are interested in the history of the Hunter brothers, make sure to have a look at the anatomy museum in thr Thompson building to the left of the main entrance. Haven't been in a while, but they always have some cool new exhibits to show off.
  • Only had a short time here before they closed, but what I saw was a fascinating mix of things. Well definitely need to go back to see more. The place also had some of the most helpful staff I've ever met.
  • This Museum is locate inside the University of Glasgow. It is a interesting place, show you lots of old science stuff. E.g. how baby birth, and they do have lots of sample.. sometime little bit scary
  • My favourite museum in Glasgow. Really interesting collection of human body .