Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is one of both Glasgow's and Scotland's most popular free attractions boasting an extensive collection of over 8000 objects displayed across 22 themed galleries!

Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum

About Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AG
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum 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 exhibits, arms and armour, art works 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.

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Upcoming Events at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Coming into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs Of Glasgow

Coming into View: Eric Watt’s Photographs Of Glasgow

4th March 2022 - 4th March 2023

The 'Coming into View' exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery celebrates the work of amateur photographer Eric Watt through the mid-late 20th Century.
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Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

11th March 2022 - 24th December 2022

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
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John Patrick Byrne - A Big Adventure

John Patrick Byrne - A Big Adventure

27th May 2022 - 18th September 2022

A Big Adventure at Kelvingrove is the first retrospective of Scottish artist and writer John Byrne’s illustrious career for more than 20 years!
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