Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Unofficial Museum Guide
 

Key Facts

Location:
Argyle Street, Glasgow
SatNav: Region:
G3 8AG Scotland
Country:
United Kingdom
Admission:
Public
Category: Only Aviation:
General No
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 1 Open

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What’s Here

This museum re-opened in July 2006 after a three year refurbishment. The most visited museum outside of London, Kelvingrove houses some 8,000 works of art. These include the Spitfire F.21 LA198 from the 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, the Charles Rennie Mackintosh gallery and a collection of Egyptian treasures.

Directions

In Glasgow’s West End, directly opposite the Glasgow Transport Museum.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open Monday to Thursday and Saturdays 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, Fridays and Sundays 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Admission:

Free.

Amenities:

Toilets, Cafe, Souvenir shop, Full access for the disabled.

Spitfire F.21 LA198. (photo, Jeremy Briggs) Spitfire and Giraffe. (photo, Jeremy Briggs)
Spifire nose. (photo, Jeremy Briggs) Spitfire rear view. (photo, Jeremy Briggs)

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
LA198 Supermarine Spitfire F.21 LA198 Complete Displayed

More Information

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow, G3 8AG. Tel: 0141 276 9599. e-mail: museums@glasgowlife.org.uk. Official website

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