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University of Glasgow

University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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Private Glasgow West End Tour: Arts and Culture
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
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"hunterian museum"
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This, the Gilbert-Scot Main Building, is "The" iconic building of the Glasgow skyline, and its a very interesting building to walk up to and walk around. There are regular tours, but at most times you can just walk into the grounds and try to find...More

Thank tilper-7
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had an explore around the university, which is by far the nicest part of the city. Some wonderful museums and art galleries and a great botanical garden. A day well spent.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was very I'll the day we did a day tour around Glasgow but this was on my list and so worth the visit. Old buildings, lecture halls, students and museums can be found here. I was fascinated at how much history was in those...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The university building are stunning and make for a lovely setting for a walk. There is also museums and galleries that can be visited within a short walk

Thank ConorFi
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Set in the Kelvingrove Park area, beautiful campus with Baroque, Elizabethan and Victorian architecture co-existing.

1  Thank KamalMamat
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My son graduated from George Washington University's School of International Affairs with Latin Honors. 3.84 Average. Did not really like the students at GW. Very stuck up! He decided to look for a University that offered a Masters Degree in Policy and Management. After an...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I love the walk to see the old buildings in Glasgow as they have Character and age and well looked after

1  Thank Valerie L
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Beautiful architectural building, the place where many important people of history have studied. Eg, Adam Smith and Lord Kelvin

1  Thank Gabriela L
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

this building is like Hogwarts, very interesting and beautiful. it has a free museum inside which is very interesting.

1  Thank susanvindudley
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

A very big campus and a beautiful university. We absolutely loved the zoology department and its amazing display so congratulations on that. A good one – two hours are required to walk around the site and try to not loath the students who study here;...More

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crt113
10 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
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Bahrainmom
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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.
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