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Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums Scotland - When visiting the city, you might want to check out the museums in Glasgow. It is here at the many different Glasgow museums and galleries that you may explore the ins and outs of culture, art, and history associated with the region. A great museum and gallery in Glasgow to check out includes the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which can be found on Argyle Street.

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Another location to explore art museums in Glasgow, you might want to head for West Regent Street, where the Compass Gallery is situated. It is here that you will come across a wealth of fine and decorative art, which is also up for purchase. Below you will find more details on Glasgow museums, such as the Gallery of Modern Art.

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Argyle Street
Glasgow, Scotland
When visiting this museum, an assortment of intriguing finds is on display. For free admission, you can enjoy local historical art, pop culture art, as well as sculptures by Rodin.

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Compass Gallery
178 West Regent Street
Glasgow, Scotland
The art at this gallery showcases the talents of fine and decorative artists. Dating back to 1969, this site has a history for proving the public with impressive paintings, original prints, ceramics and sculpture.

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Roger Billcliffe Fine Art
134 Blythswood Street
Glasgow, Scotland
To explore the ins and outs of Scottish art, this is a grand site to explore. An assortment of contemporary works is on display.

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Sharmanka Gallery and Workshop
109 Trongate
Glasgow, Massachusetts
The sculptures at this gallery are often hailed as being quite unusual. Made from kinetic metallic, expect to pay GBP3 for the experience.

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Gallery of Modern Art
Queen Street
Glasgow, Scotland
When visiting this location, you will encounter art works that are appropriate for audiences of all ages. This modern art gallery can be found at Royal Exchange Square.

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Transmission Gallery
28 King Street
Glasgow, Scotland
When visiting this artistic haven, you will encounter a wealth of the latest trends in multimedia art. Head for Trongate to find this entertaining gallery.

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Glasgow Interesting Facts

  • The first official international football match was played at the West of Scotland Cricket Club in 1872.
  • Glasgow is home of one of the five Clyde built sailing-ships left afloat in the world.
  • The first weekly service to North America sailed from Yorkhill Quay.
  • The Hunterian Art Gallery and Museum was the first public museum in Scotland in 1807.
  • Famous architects Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Alexander Thomson came from Glasgow.
  • Glasgow is the only city in Scotland with underground train service.
  • Glasgow’s original underground system is the oldest underground system in the world.
  • The Mitchell Library is Europe’s largest public reference library.
  • The Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens was a gift from John Kibble in 1873.
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