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HES is currently undertaking essential maintenance on our web services. This will limit access to services in the following ways:

- Subscription access for HES online services will be unavailable (Scran, NCAP)

 - Image purchasing options will be limited (Canmore, Britain from Above, Scran, NCAP)

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 General access to these services will all continue. Enquiries will still be able to be submitted.

 We anticipate services to be restored from Monday 1st February 2021.


Glasgow, University Avenue, University Of Glasgow, Hunterian Museum

Museum (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, University Avenue, University Of Glasgow, Hunterian Museum

Classification Museum (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Canmore ID 147391

Site Number NS56NE 961

NGR NS 5695 6664

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Govan (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

Architecture Notes

Adjoins main building library to east. William Hunter's collections transferred from Old Hunterian Museum in the High Street following the building's demolition around 1870 (see NS56NE 1799). Also holds the University's Roman and other archaeological collections and further accessions.

University of Glasgow 1951.


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