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One of the top attractions in the city of Glasgow is the University of Glasgow's Hunterian; Scotland’s oldest public museum and one of the leading university museums and galleries in the world. Consisting of four venues on the University campus;...more

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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One of the top attractions in the city of Glasgow is the University of Glasgow's Hunterian; Scotland’s oldest public museum and one of the leading university museums and galleries in the world. Consisting of four venues on the University campus; the Hunterian Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery and the Mackintosh House, Zoology Museum and Anatomy Museum, the Hunterian offers a variety of things to do and seefor visitors of all ages. The Hunterian Museum houses an extensive display of William Hunter’s original collection, as well as displays on Roman Scotland, ethnography, ancient Egypt and more. The Hunterian Art Gallery consists of an impressive collection of masterpieces by Rembrandt and Whistler, and an outdoor sculpture garden, while Mackintosh House features a variety reassembled interiors and items from Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s house in Glasgow. The Hunterian Zoology Museum offers diverse displays on the animal kingdom, including displays of live animals. The Anatomy Museum offers visitors a look into displays on William Hunter’s successful career as an anatomist and obstetrician, but can be visited by appointment only. From incredible art pieces to rare objects and displays on animal life, the diverse collection offered at each of these venues will keep visitors occupied for hours.

Ticket Price

Free

Opening Hour

The museums have different operating hours

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 2 hours or more

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

Depends on the visitor’s likes

Prayer Facilities

While Muslim visitors will not be able to find prayer facilities at any of the Hunterian Museums, locating prayer facilities in the city of Glasgow will not be much of a problem. There are quite a few mosques and Islamic Centers in the city, such as the Glasgow Central Mosque, Jamia Islamia , Madrasa Taleem-Ul-Islam and Al-Furqan Mosque.

Halal Food

Visitors will be able to find a couple of catering outlets on the University campus, namely Food to Go, One A The Square Brasserie & Café and Food for Thought. Although the food items found here will not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors will most certainly find suitable vegetarian and seafood options. The city of Glasgow is also known to house numerous Halal restaurants.

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