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Burrell Collection

Category: Monuments + Museums

2060 Pollokshaws Road, (Pollok Park), Glasgow, G43 1AT


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The Burrell Collection, Glasgow - Reviews of The Burrell Collection - IgoUgo
This stunning collection is mentioned in just about every travel book on Glasgow and it deserves to be as it is one of the premier attractions in Scotland. The collection belonged to Sir William Burrell and features French impressionist paintings, stained glass, antique furniture, suits of armour, C...

Glasgow: The Burrell Collection - Traveler Reviews - Outstanding - TripAdvisor
Never mind the contents, at least until later - look at the building. Situated on the edge of open parkland with a prize herd of highlwand cattle browing nearby the building to house the Burrell Collection is a masterpiece of design. Totally modern,it encompanses great open airy spaces and intimate ...

Burrell Collection- Glasgow, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
This collection was amassed by a guy called Sir William Burrell and eventually he gifted it to the City of Glasgow in 1944. They built this museum specially to house the collection when they were also given Pollok Park. The collection is really amazing and there is so much stuff on display even thou...

Burrell Collection (The), Glasgow, United Kingdom : Reviews of Burrell Collection (The) - Yahoo! Travel
In 1944, Sir William Burrell gifted the city with his obsessive stockpile of art treasures, all of which were amassed during his prodigious lifetime. There is an...

Latest reviews of Burrell Collection (The), Glasgow, United Kingdom
My particular favourites were the impressionist paintings, especially an autumn scene by Sisley and the painting of Jockeys in the rain by Degas. There was also some amazing English beadwork from the 16th century - something I'd not seen before. A very varied collection, with many things of inte...

iExplore Community: The Burrell Collection - Glasgow, Scotland
The airy courtyard near the entrance is my favourite parts of the building. The Warwick Vase, a Roman marble urn once owned by the Emperor Hadrian, sits in the middle surrounded by sculptures including some by Rodin. On three sides of the courtyard are reproductions of some of the rooms in Burrell's...

The Burrell Collection, Glasgow - Glasgow venue review - Itchy Glasgow Guide
Sir William Burrell, a millionaire shipping magnate, bequeathed to Glasgow his trove of treasures – from stonework to carpets –, collected over 80 years. A pro...

Glasgow Guide: Tourist Attractions: Burrell Museum
You can wander round important collections of medieval art, tapestries, alabasters, stained glass and English oak furniture, European paintings, including works by Degas and CÚzanne, an important collection of Islamic art, and modern sculpture including works by Epstein and Rodin. Children will be f...

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