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Glasgow: 14 things to visit, see and do

March 15, 2017

1. Kelvingrove, Glasgow More than a million people a year flock to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Whatever floats your boat, you’ll find it here. If you’re a military buff, you’ll love the Mark 21 Spitfire hanging in mid-air. If you want to see Dutch masters and French impressionists, this is the place to check out one of the finest collections anywhere in the UK. There’s an internationally significant collection of arms and armour and it’s hardly surprising that Kelvingrove draws visitors back time and again. After all, with 22 themed galleries and some 8000 objects, you’ll never see it all in a single day. What Kelvingove isn’t is stuffy – kids will love the dinosaurs, the mounted animals and, of course, the bees. The museum has kept bees since 1959 and everyone loves seeing how they make honey. Time your visit right and you can have music while you meander as there are still daily recitals on the magnificent 1901 organ that dominates the Centre Hall. Starting on April 1, Frank Quitely Art Of Comics is a new exhibition of the work of the Glasgow-born artist – real name Vincent Deighan – who was inspired by The Broon