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Hunterian Art Gallery

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Neighbourhood: West End
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Address: University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
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+44 141 330 5430
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.

This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.

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A Fine Collection

I enjoyed this small museum immensely. It is worth the visit for the Glasgow Boys and the Whistlers alone.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed this small museum immensely. It is worth the visit for the Glasgow Boys and the Whistlers alone.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This collection while small is good on certain areas such as Scottish Colourists (which may complement the collection in nearby Kelvingrove) and Whistler. Elsewhere in the collection there are some good pieces but nothing largely outstanding. It is not a huge collection so should not take long to see it all. There are also three paintings by Chardin in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This gallery has very good pictures by the colourful 19th century Scottish paintings. It also has quite a few J.M.Whistlers. There are 2 outstanding pictures by Chardin... the list is very long. From here you can see the Charles R mackintosh house.

Thank Eva Julia T
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly - use Hillhead & NOT Kelvinbridge subway as I was directed to use. The Mackintosh House is incorporated in the gallery and well worth a visit (there is a small charge).

Thank Mavbe
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a lovely hour or so at the Hunterian art gallery, Lovely space, and interesting paintings, also a lovely outdoor sculpture space. Loved the Whistler collection, and it was very interesting to find out more about his interior design, thank you.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is quite a small gallery with a good collection. It's close to the Kelvingrove Museum and I would see both on the same day if you can because they complement each other. Kelvingrove explains a bit more of the background and the Hunterian continues the theme on the Glasgow Boys and the Scottish Colourists. Well worth a visit. Pop... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

You probably needn't spend a lot of time here, although you should try not to miss it. There are a few interesting paintings by the Scottish Colourists as well as a good bit of Whistler. You're probably here for the Mackintosh House next door, but don't forget to treat yourself to a stroll in this gallery.

Thank John_in_Cambridge
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

A good museum with helpful staff and well worth a visit. Recommendeda s part of a package with University itself, and McIntosh House with good eating down the road in Byres Road

Thank james w
Southport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a brilliant gallery that includes the Mackintosh house. It has a wide range of Scottish Art but also works by Whistler and Rodin two name just two

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

An interesting and varied collection, the highlight for me was Rowlands' paintings of Iona. The coin collection was really interesting as well.

Thank RMunn

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