Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen

3.8
#4 of 14 in Museums in Aberdeen
Discover a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art at Aberdeen Art Gallery, the city’s main visual arts exhibition space. Designed by architect Alexander Marshall Mackenzie, the gallery opened in 1885. The building’s central hall features granite columns in a variety of colors, derived from different quarries in the surrounding area. The gallery hosts frequent temporary exhibitions and boasts an extensive permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, and graphics from the 15th century to the present day. The site also offers regular lunchtime concerts and talks, which are especially convenient for tourists with little time on their hands. The gallery has a busy schedule throughout the year, so be sure to check online for an accurate listing of upcoming events before you make the trip.  Make Aberdeen Art Gallery part of your personalized Aberdeen itinerary using our Aberdeen trip maker site .
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  • Lovely coffee, delicious lunch. Service unbelievably slow. When I asked for a glass of water I was told that all the glasses were in the dishwasher. Paid for coffee at counter- it took nearly 10 mins....  more »
  • The refurbishment of the Art Gallery has made massive difference as so much more can be displayed and this is done beautifully.  more »
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  • 3 stars because it was closed due to some repairs work going on...
  • Nice place looks smart with being done up
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