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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG, UK

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About Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Scotland. The museum has 22 galleries that showcases a range of exhibits including Renaissance art, taxidermy and artifacts from ancient Egypt. It has one of the most notable collection of arms and armour in the world.



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Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery0.5km from Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery is the oldest museum in Scotland. The museum is owned by the University of Glasgow, and is named after William Hunter, an anatomist and collector. The museum and the gallery currently houses Hunterian Museum, Zoology Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery, and the Mackintosh House- a modern concrete building, part of the gallery-library complex.

Riverside Museum (Glasgow Museum of Transport)1.05km from Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Finnieston Crane1.21km from Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens1.24km from Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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The Tenement House1.39km from Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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