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Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 550+ 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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  • Myself and my partner went to visit this museum, it was brilliant. I'm not one for museums but this one was thoroughly enjoyable so much to see and so many interesting fact. 
  • This is a must if you are visiting Glasgow. So easy to get to (University Avenue) off Byres Road Glasgow. Roman Artefacts, medical exhibits to name but a few. The staff are very helpful. This is my se...  read more »
  • The wonderful collection of John Hunter and those items subsequently added are a delight to behold. The examination chair, complete with an hourglass unseen by the student being examined is a highligh...  read more »
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • My favourite museum in Glasgow. Really interesting collection of human body .
  • Very interesting museum. It has a little of everything like most museums in Scotland. Some of it is blah and some if it is superb.
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