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Kelvingrove

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.

This fine Victorian jewel opened in 1901 for Glasgow's International Exhibition. It was refurbished in 2006 and is Scotland's most popular free attraction. It houses over 8000 objects that belong tot he people of Glasgow in 22 themed galleries.

The splendid architecture combines a variety of styles, mostly Spanish Baroque. The two main towers are inspired by those of the great pilgrimage church of Santiago de Compostela, in northeastern Spain.

Famous items in the collection include Salvador Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross, A Man in Armour by Rembrandt van Rijn, works from Monet, Renoir, Pissarro and Van Gogh and of course, a large collection of Charles Rennie's Mackintosh's creations.

All free to view, 7 days a week.

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Scotland - Central Lowlands
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland. <br />
<br />
This fine Victorian jewel opened in 1901 for Glasgow's International Exhibition. It was refurbished in 2006 and is Scotland's most popular free attraction. It houses over 8000 objects that belong tot he people of Glasgow in 22 themed galleries. <br />
<br />
The splendid architecture combines a variety of styles, mostly Spanish Baroque. The two main towers are inspired by those of the great pilgrimage church of Santiago de Compostela, in northeastern Spain. <br />
<br />
Famous items in the collection include Salvador Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross, A Man in Armour by Rembrandt van Rijn, works from Monet, Renoir, Pissarro and Van Gogh and of course, a large collection of Charles Rennie's Mackintosh's creations. <br />
<br />
All free to view, 7 days a week.