Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of Scotland's most popular free attraction. Kelvingrove has 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects.
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Kelvingrove is an absolute must see if you are visiting the west end of Glasgow. The museum is home to amazing works of art, and perfect for a day out. The attached park is also gorgeous and ideal for a little ramble!
Kelvingrove Museum opened in 1901 and is a firm favourite with local people and visitors. It has stunning architecture and a family friendly atmosphere. Explore our 22 galleries and discover everything from art to animals, Ancient Egypt to Charles Rennie Mackintosh and so much more. We also have a…
This is a beautiful museum with incredible architecture which was recently restored. All museums (including this one) are free entry all year round!
It opened in 1901, the museum has a fine collection of British and continental paintings, including Van Gogh’s portrait of the Glaswegian art collector Alexander Reid. The galleries also feature Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s completely furnished rooms, pottery, metalwork, furniture and other works of…
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