Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

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Contact Information

Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AG
Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum Website
01412769500
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Facebook information can be found here or here

Opening Hours

Mondays: 10am - 5pm
Wednesdays: 10am - 5pm
Fridays: 11am - 5pm
Sundays: 11am - 5pm
Tuesdays: 10am - 5pm
Thursdays: 10am - 5pm
Saturdays: 10am - 5pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum
About Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is one of Scotland's most popular free attractions. It has 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. The collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant. They include:

natural history
arms and armour
art from many art movements and periods of history, and
much more.
​We even have a real Spitfire!

Kelvingrove welcomes families with children, and its displays have been designed with children in mind. There are lots of interactives throughout the museum that will appeal to younger audiences.

The RBS Exhibition Gallery and the community exhibition space both have a running programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Please note that some temporary exhibitions are subject to an entry fee.

When visiting Kelvingrove you can enjoy its cafés and shops. You can also make use of its Study Centre and Library to find out more about Glasgow Museums’ collections and carry out research online.

Upcoming Events

How Glasgow Flourished 1714-1837

How Glasgow Flourished 1714-1837

18 April 2014 - 17 August 2014
Discover how Glasgow grew into a city of global importance in this Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum!
Looking at World War I

Looking at World War I

12 July 2014 - 31 August 2014
View a variety of paintings and sculptures related to 'The Great War' at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum.
Friday Focus

Friday Focus

01 August 2014
Discover sessions for adults offering interesting 'bites of knowledge' based on your favourite Kelvingrove objects!
Getting Creative with Combat Stress

Getting Creative with Combat Stress

02 August 2014 - 16 November 2014
This moving exhibition at the Kelvingrove highlights the work of ex-service men in the care of Combat Stress.
Paintings in Focus: French Still Life

Paintings in Focus: French Still Life

05 August 2014
Join Glasgow Museums' Curator of European Art, Pippa Stephenson, for a talk on French Still Life!
Friday Focus

Friday Focus

08 August 2014
Discover sessions for adults offering interesting 'bites of knowledge' based on your favourite Kelvingrove objects!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove: Animals At The Pond

The RSPB at Kelvingrove: Animals At The Pond

09 August 2014 - 10 August 2014
You'll find RSPB Glasgow holding events every weekend at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove: Dragonflies for Beginners

The RSPB at Kelvingrove: Dragonflies for Beginners

10 August 2014
Join dragonfly expert Ruary Mackenzie Dodds and RSPB Glagow to explore beautiful and interesting creatures!
Painting in Focus: Glyn Warren Philpot, Melampus and the Centaur (1919)

Painting in Focus: Glyn Warren Philpot, Melampus and the Centaur (1919)

12 August 2014
Join Glasgow Museums' Curator of British Art, Dr Jo Meacock, for a talk on Melampus and the Centaur!
Friday Focus

Friday Focus

15 August 2014
Discover sessions for adults offering interesting 'bites of knowledge' based on your favourite Kelvingrove objects!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove: Bees and Flowers!

The RSPB at Kelvingrove: Bees and Flowers!

16 August 2014 - 17 August 2014
You'll find RSPB Glasgow holding events every weekend at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
Friday Focus

Friday Focus

22 August 2014
Discover sessions for adults offering interesting 'bites of knowledge' based on your favourite Kelvingrove objects!
Friday Focus

Friday Focus

29 August 2014
Discover sessions for adults offering interesting 'bites of knowledge' based on your favourite Kelvingrove objects!

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