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Located along River Clyde sits Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow. The historic port city is the national cultural hub of the country, and home to numerous museums and iconic festivals like the Glasgow Art Fair. Travelers are treated with many things to do in Glasgow, and often visit from May to December thanks to the moderate and cool weather during this period.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

With all the places to visit around Glasgow, the famed Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one you shouldn’t skip out on! Explore over 22 galleries filled and extensive collection of artifacts from across time. Uncover the secrets of natural history with a closer look at dinosaur fossils, mummies, and fascinating archaeological digs. During your visit don’t forget to checkout one of the museum’s main highlights, Salvador Dali’s iconic masterpiece “Christ of St John of the Cross”.
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Riverside Museum

Named after the museum’s location at the banks of River Clyde, Riverside Museum is Glasgow’s award-winning transport museum. Visitors are treated to a collection of over 3,000 memorabilia and artifacts that share the history of transportation. Spot old cars, trams, shop models, and a variety of modes of transport as you roam the museum’s halls. Before leaving, make room to explore the Tall Ship, a restored Victorian sailing ship, docked outside the museum.
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Glasgow Cathedral

Known as the High Kirk of Glasgow, St Kentigern’s, or St Mungo’s Cathedral, the historic Glasgow Cathedral is mainland Scotland’s oldest cathedral and building. This must-visit in Glasgow dates back to the 1500s and is believed to be built on the burial grounds of St. Kentigern. Get lost in the beautiful colors of the Presbyterian church’s stained glass windows as you roam its halls.
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Gallery of Modern Art

Make sure to put down the Gallery of Modern Art on your list of things to do in Glasgow, the city’s main gallery for contemporary art. Take a closer look at eye-catching installations, paintings, and exhibitions featuring Andy Warhol, John Bellany, Ken Currie, and more. Have your picture taken with the iconic statue of the Duke of Wellington outside the museum to commemorate your visit!
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