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The Mackintosh House

82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
+44 141 330 5434
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In their shoes

How wonderful see how Charles and Margaret lived and what they chose of their creations for their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Julie R
Springwood, Australia
House not worth paying for

Mackintosh Museum was great but Mackintosh is house not worth paying for I know it's only £5 entry... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ian m
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The beautiful home of Charles Mackintosh, the turn-of-the-century Scottish architect and artist who brought international fame to the city of Glasgow.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
West End
+44 141 330 5434
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Reviewed 6 days ago

How wonderful see how Charles and Margaret lived and what they chose of their creations for their everyday home. There is heavy security, fair enough, and small mumbers allowed. What a privileged insight.

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mackintosh Museum was great but Mackintosh is house not worth paying for I know it's only £5 entry but it's just 3 rooms & a hallway very disappointed

Thank ian m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house has been carefully reassembled as part of the Hunterian Art Gallery. Guided tours are available in the morning, with a max of 10 people per tour. We were there as the museum opened and were happily the only 2 on the first tour....More

Thank ShowMeSomething
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Macintosh House is entered through the Huntarian Art Museum. Mackintosh remodeled the proportions and natural lighting of the Victorian end-of-terrace house. Charles Rennie Macintosh (1868-1928) wanted to make a modern house but the original placed constraints on what he could do.. He added a...More

1  Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to get an understanding of style in Scotland - not being "artsy" I wanted a quick overview and this was good. You have to pay for a 30 minute tour. You go through a house that contains the original Macintosh design furniture and...More

Thank 200boba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect representation of the work of Charles and Margaret Mackintosh, very important local artists. Young people in each room with helpful comments. Beautiful design.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to visit on a short trip to the city. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly. I knew little about Mackintosh before I came to Glasgow. I am a fan now! I would recommend that you visit this place.

Thank Ahappyvisitor2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the visit if you're into design history. But beware the entrance is extremely confusing. The original door faces the street but there are no steps up to it and so you have to go into the museum and enter. Well preserved and very interesting!

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful house (transferred from its original place nearby). The sitting room plus library was my highest highlight in Glasgow.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After dribbling the groups of students in the university gardens we got access to a complete diferent world. The house of an artist who mirroed his motivations to his own private life. Design and delicate details, to appreciate with care. Beauty is the word that...More

Thank Carles F
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Is there a tea room there ?
13 September 2016|
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Response from xstitchcat | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember.
How do I get there using public transport
5 July 2016|
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Response from thursdaygirls | Reviewed this property |
We used the hop on hop off bus
Christopher B
Hi , can I do a tour today (Sunday) and is there parking nearby? Chris
24 April 2016|
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Response from Dr_Liaqat | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking nearby as the attraction is in the university. You can park on the nearby streets where most students/faculty members park their cars - it will be empty on a Sunday. I am almost certain that tours... More