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Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

4.6
#7 of 36 in Museums in Glasgow
Scotland’s oldest public museum, Hunterian Museum houses vast collections spread throughout several buildings on a campus. On your visit, head to The Hunterian Museum, where you’ll find displays on geology, ethnography, ancient Egypt, scientific instruments, coins and medals, and much more. Visit The Zoology Museum, which houses an extensive insect collection. Next, the art gallery features the works of James McNeill Whistler, the majority of the watercolors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Lastly, the Mackintosh House is a modern concrete building and part of the gallery-library complex. This site features some of the original woodwork of the old terraced house and the meticulously reassembled interiors from Mackintosh's home. Make Hunterian Museum a centerpiece of your Glasgow vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Glasgow vacation planner .
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  • This is a hidden gem of a place that has more interesting information about Glasgow than you could imagine - some items are in bottles and jars that might frighten the children but otherwise a great m...  more »
  • Located on the grounds of the University of Glasgow, which is well worth the time to visit in itself. Free admission. Will not take a long time to go through. There is a little bit of everything to se...  more »
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