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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 10:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 11:00am - 5:00pm

Contact

0141 276 9599
museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

Kelvingrove Museum opened in 1901 and is a firm favourite with local people and visitors. It has stunning architecture and a family friendly atmosphere.

Explore our 22 galleries and discover everything from art to animals, Ancient Egypt to Charles Rennie Mackintosh and so much more. We also have a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.

Enjoy an organ recital, a free tour or at weekends and holidays take part in one of our family activities.

If you only have one day in Glasgow, Kelvingrove is a must see!

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Accessible toilets

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cloakroom

The cloakroom costs £1

Guidedog friendly

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome

Hearing loop

Hearing loop available within venue. You can also visit our British Sign Language and International Sign Video Library here to watch a welcome video for every Glasgow Museum. 

Parking

The car park costs £1 for 4 hours. There are 10 spaces reserved for blue badge holders free of charge with no time restrictions.

Photography and video recording

Additional information

You can find further access information for this venue on the DisabledGo website or the Euan's Guide website 

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Floor Plan 

Cafe

Restaurant

Shop

Free wifi

The building has free wifi.

Translated Tour Guides

  • English
  • Chinese
  • German
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French 
  • Polish

View and download translated guides here

 

 

 

For visitors who use British Sign Language or International Sign our videos provide welcome information to the museum. These videos will give you introductory information for the museum including details on our collection and how you can get involved with events at this museum.

View the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum videos.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a stunning venue for corporate dinners, concerts, receptions and other private events.

Dinner and announcement at Kelvingrove

It is has also been used as a  film and tv location.

Please visit our venue hire site for more information.

Location

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

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What to see at Kelvingrove

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum houses one of Europe's great art collections. It's a favourite with locals and a must see for anyone visiting the city.

Collection highlights
"Alexander Reid" by Vincent van Gogh. The painting shows a man with red hair, wearing period clothing.