Kelvingrove Museum & Art gallery

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Argyle Street
Glasgow G3 8AG

Tel: 0141 276 9599

Email: museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow :

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum houses one of Europe’s great art collections. It is amongst the top three free-to-enter visitor attractions in Scotland and one of the most visited museums in the United Kingdom outside of London.

OPENING HOURS

Monday – Thursday: 10am – 5pm Friday: 11am – 5pm Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Bbout Kelvingrove :

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of Scotland’s most popular free attractions. It has been a favourite with Glasgow residents and visitors since it opened in 1901.

The museum has 22 themed galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, brought together from across Glasgow Museums’ rich and varied collection, which is a Recognised Collection of National Significance. The displays are extensive and wide-ranging, including:

Dutch Old Masters and French Impressionists including one of the largest and finest collections of 17th century Dutch and Flemish art in the UK and one of the most important collections of 19th century French oils in the UK

Scottish Art including galleries dedicated to the Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists

Salvador Dali’s Christ of St John of the Cross

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style – a gallery dedicated to one of Glasgow’s most famous sons and the style movement which was the UK’s contribution to Art Nouveau

Natural history including dinosaurs and other prehistoric mammals

Arms and armour – this collection is of international significance, including the R L Scott bequest, which had been one of the finest private collections of European arms and armour in the world

Ancient Egypt – this collection is of national significance, featuring several objects of unique importance linked to historical figures

Scottish history and archaeology including a wealth of material relating to the early settlements across Scotland and life on St Kilda

World cultures including nationally and internationally significant objects from the Americas, Africa, South Asia and Oceania

We even have a real Spitfire!

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