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University of Glasgow

University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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Take a fascinating tour of the University of Glasgow campus, and explore the University's stunning architecture (with over 100 listed buildings) and discover incredible stories from its 550 years of history. Guided campus tours are led by trained student guides and last for approximately one hour - you can find out more by visiting: boxoffice.src.gla.ac.uk/product/university-glasgow-tours. Other must-see attractions to visit on campus include: • The Hunterian Museum • The Hunterian Art Gallery (including The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House) • The Visitor Centre Shop for University merchandise and Scottish gifts (10% off with your tour ticket) • A selection of cafés and restaurants for coffee or a bite to eat
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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lived in Glasgow all my life and I always enjoy a wee trip to the uni, stunning views and a stunning building, sometimes I wished I studied there!

Thank Sarah0611
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly wonderful! They do guided tours, but you can just wander around alone and take in the views and architecture. Also check out the Hunterian Museum upstairs. That is not to be missed!

Thank Live4Travel909
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining when we went but that didn't dampen our spirits. The architecture and history was breathtaking. If you are a Harry Potter fan, this definitely reminded you of it! Touring the grounds was great and the people are all very friendly. Getting around...More

Thank azizmaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building which has an amazing history, you can enjoy gothic style and numerous hidden places, close location to the city centre.

Thank Ewa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cloisters are amazing, so are the trees in the courtyards. Make sure you visit the Hunterian Museum upstairs at the end of the Cloisters. Enjoy the view over Kelvingrove Park towards the city. It's an easy walk to West End and you can then...More

Thank Somone B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the walking tour - highly recommend it. Our guide (a student) was knowledgeable and entertaining. We toured the original campus (still being used) and were able to learn a lot about Scottish architecture, culture and history.

Thank J B C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1451, this architectural wonder still amazes people. It is well worth the stroll around the exterior to view the magnificent building from turret to tower and stroll in the park-like setting. The interior viewing the Hunterian Gallery, which was closed the day we...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour of the outside of the university, and I hope to get back some day to look around inside and in the University Chapel.

1  Thank ackilbrider
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Beautiful area to walk around, only 12mins from buchanan street on the underground. Well worth the visit

Thank bethwilson0
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, Harry Potter fan or not, the building is beatiful and the atmosphere is great. Sadly the little museum was closed on our visit, monday of course...

Thank Anette K
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9 June 2015|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Take a short 10 minute walk down the hill to Byres Road or Ashton Lane, which is a more boutique dining experience, and eat there. Just tell the server you want separate checks before you order. Hope this helps Bob
23 April 2015|
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Response from DPC14 | Reviewed this property |
Please go to the Glasgow University website and it has a tour. Block your time there.