Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum in Glasgow

Come and discover all of the secrets waiting to be uncovered at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, one of Scotland’s most popular free attractions! Featuring 22 different themes, it’s state-of-the-art galleries house extensive collection which include over 8000 pieces of art and other amazing pieces! With the likes of natural history, armour and weapons, art from many periods of history and so much more, this Art Gallery & Museum guarantees that visitors will leave the Museum with their minds overflowing with information and inspiration!

How do I get to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum?

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is located in the West End of Glasgow and is most easily accessible by car, but can be reached via public transport also. It is easy to reach the museum via public buses from the city centre. First bus services 2, 3, 19A and 747 all stop directly outside Kelvingrove.

The most famous painting found on display at Kelvingrove is the ‘Christ of St John of the Cross’, a painting by Salvador Dali. Up there in popularity at the museum is ‘Sir Roger the Asian Elephant’ and there is a display of the famous Spitfire plane hanging on the ceiling of the West Court!

Kelvingrove welcomes families of guests of all ages. The displays at the Gallery & Museum have been tailored with children in mind. As well as the huge amount of displays, there is also a restaurant, a cafe, and a gift shop for guests to visit and round off their trip!

  • Closed 25th and 26th December, 1st and 2nd January, and from 12.30 PM on 31st December
  • Open 10 AM to 5 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Open 11 AM to 5 PM Friday and Sunday
  • Free admission for everyone
  • Opening times are a guide only and may change on a daily basis

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