Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum Glasgow
Glasgow Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is an impressive red sandstone building located within minutes walk of the Argyll hotel in the west end of Glasgow. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum first opened in 1901 and in 2003 Glasgow City Council embarked on a three year, 27.9 million restoration project to return Kelvingrove’s magnificent Victorian interior to its original splendour. The museum re-opened to an enthusiastic public in July 2006.
There are now over 8,000 objects in the increased exhibition space including a fully restored Spitfire LA198 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery houses a magnificent collection of paintings including those by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Monet, Van Gogh & Picasso. Salvador Dali’s world renowned painting Christ of St John of the Cross can be found in the West Gallery.
Visitors of all ages can find out about the museum’s collections including European Armour, Natural History, Prehistoric Animals and Egyptian Relics. There are various Discovery Centres where Children are well catered for throughout the museum and there is a new area devoted to the under 5s where young children can experience lots of hands-on-fun.
The “Mini Museum” is located on the ground floor near the west hall. Admission to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is Free. Facilities includes Disabled Access & Toilets, Cafe & Gift Shop. Opening Times are:
Mon – Thurs 10am – 5:00pm
Fri 11am – 5:00pm
Sat 10am – 5:00pm
Sun 11am – 5:00pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Kelvingrove Glasgow is within a few minutes walk of the Argyll Hotel. Join us in Glasgow and visit this top attraction – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Contact the Argyll Hotel for great offers on our Multiple and FamilyRooms : sleeping from 3 people to 5 people.
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