A trove of Scottish gold items, spanning from the Bronze Age to the present.

Drawing on specimens from The Hunterian collection and other museums across the UK, the exhibition looks at the natural occurrence of gold in Scotland and how the precious metal has been mined and used throughout the country's history.

Key objects include a gold chain and badge of Order of the Thistle and Scottish gold coinage, medals and racing cups.

Hunterian Art Gallery

University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G12 8QQ

0141 330 4221


Opening times

Hunterian Art Gallery Tue–Sat 10am–​5pm, Sun 11am–​4pm. Mackintosh House Guided tours Tue - Fri, 10am - 12.30pm. Self guided from 1pm and at weekends. Last entry 4.15pm (3.15pm Sun).

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