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Attraction: Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum was designed by Sir John W. Simpson
and E.J. Milner Allen and opened in 1901. It houses one of Europe's
greatest civic art collections. Since its 2003-2006 refurbishment, the
museum has been the most popular free to enter visitor attraction in
Scotland and the most visited museum in the United Kingdom outside
gallery's internationally significant collections are extensive and
wide-ranging, covering natural history, arms and armour, art from many
art movements and periods of history - there are over 8,000 exhibits on
display. A feature of the collection is the painting Christ of Saint
John of the Cross by Salvador Dalí.
The museum is located on Argyle Street, in the West End of Glasgow, on
the banks of the River Kelvin.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG