Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

4.7
See one of Europe's best publicly owned art collections at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Tour the 22 galleries containing some 8,000 items, such as works from Scottish and European artists and ancient artifacts from around the world. Some of the highlights include one of the UK's best collections of paintings from the Dutch Old Masters and French Impressionists, galleries of Scottish art from the Glasgow Old Boys and Scottish Colourists, and artifacts from early Scottish settlements. You can download the museum's tour guide app to help make your visit more informative. The site has a cafe, coffee shop, and cloakroom. Our Glasgow road trip planning site makes visiting Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and other Glasgow attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • been there various times as humanly possible, the last time i was there was little while ago, the alphone mucha collection, the gallery also has real amazing pieces of art and to my suprise also some....  more »
  • I have been going here since I was a child and have seen any number of exhibits etc and still keep going back, from the Dali to the Glasgow Boys exhibit and the ACDC exhibit back in 2011 all have...  more »
  • Even if you don't have the time or want go into the museum, stop by to see the architecture. Just a gorgeous building. You can see the university from the front which is amazing. Great to stop by if.....  more »
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  • One of my favourite museums in the world, I visit every time I find myself in Glasgow! If you are lucky, you might stumble upon a recital on their massive pipe organ - it was an excellent experience when I did, a lovely surprise. Also a must see is the gorgeous painting "Christ of Saint John of the Cross", by Salvador Dali. Unfortunately it was away on a loan the last time I visited - hopefully I'll see it on my next trip there!
  • This is a fantastic museum! Lots to see and child friendly. Could spend the whole day here quite happily. Beautiful, grand building and free entry! Happy to leave a donation. Well worth a visit.
  • Lovely museum and has a large interactive area for kids. Loved the gift shop. Was a Linda McCartney photo exhibit while we were there, fascinating. There is a restaurant on first floor and snacks on second. The building outside should be admired also.
  • This museum is amazing knowledge sources. We can learn from ancient Egypt until the modern design and the interaction of human and nature. It is an inclusive museum for anybody, any age, without any barriers. Learning on how human interacted and expressed their thoughts, ideas for their interests, existences, and signatures made us live. Must visit!
  • It's free! Has so much to see and do, my 4yo loves the animals and dinosaurs. We have been countless times and he still loves it. Very limited parking so if you can get the subway I'd recommend that. It can get pretty busy in the wee cafe at weekends and school holidays so be prepared to queue!

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