Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- Type: Museums
- Time to Spend: 2 hours to Half Day
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The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is another favorite museum (that's also free!). Built at the turn of the 20th century to resemble a Renaissance-style castle/cathedral, the museum was closed for about three years in the early 21st century for major renovations. Now, the Kelvingrove is the most visited gallery and museum in Scotland. Amongst its collection of European masters such as Botticelli and Monet, you'll discover exhibits on Mackintosh, Scottish storytelling and Scottish armory, among others.
One TripAdvisor user enjoyed the Kelvingrove's variety, writing, "There something for everyone here." He goes on to write that among the great exhibits to view (Mackintosh Art Deco artifacts to Egyptian mummies), this free museum offers a great coffee bar. Open daily, the museum's specific hours are posted on its website.