KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM
EXPLORE SCOTLAND’S RICH HISTORY
A visit to Glasgow is not complete without visiting Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The structure is an attraction in itself designed in a Spanish Baroque style using red sandstone, which is typical to Glasgow. The grand entrance faces towards Kelvingrove Park, one of the great green areas of the city just a 30-minute walk from Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow.
What to experience at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and MuseumBuilt in 1901, the museum is protected as an ‘A’ listed building and houses over 800 display objects in 22 themed galleries. Discover the many Scottish collections ranging from Scottish wildlife, history, the natural history of Scotland and national art.
- Learn about the famous Glasgow born architect and artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) whose work includes the Glasgow School of Art and House for an Art Lover.
- View the world’s largest collection of art by the Glasgow Boys – a collective of artists with strong ties to the city, influenced by Japanese print, French Realism and much more.
- Explore the world of ancient Egyptology as well as a large collection of European artwork, including Dutch, French and Italian art
- Experience one of the daily recitals on the Kelvingrove Organ from 1901 (Monday – Saturday at 13:00 and on Sundays at 15:00)
Plan your visit from Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a 30-minute walk or 20-minute bus ride from the hotel
- Opening hours:
Friday and Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00
Admission is free but some temporary exhibitions might have an additional cost