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The Lighthouse

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Address: 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 276 5365
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Spanning six floors, The Lighthouse provides an unrivaled opportunity to...
Spanning six floors, The Lighthouse provides an unrivaled opportunity to experience architecture and design through a changing program of world-class exhibitions, award winning education and lifelong learning projects, broad ranging events program and networking opportunities. Climb the Mackintosh Tower for stunning views across the city, indulge yourself in the latest designer products at The Lighthouse Shop, or simply relax in the doocot, our rooftop cafe/bar.
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Nice exhibition

This beautiful building houses a permanent as well as some temporary exhibitions.. During our visit there was an interesting exhibition about an Australian architect. Nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great venue for small conferences and lectures. Nice exibition space and interesting exibitions, especially for architecture funs. Cool stuf sold in the shop,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The view from the viewing platform and tower are excellent as is the Mackintosh exhibition but everywhere else was either closed or inaccessible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This beautiful building houses a permanent as well as some temporary exhibitions.. During our visit there was an interesting exhibition about an Australian architect. Nice building. Check out the funny signs for the toilet. ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Not that hard to visit the Lighthouse. A little downtown but worth the walk. You can take a lift up to the highest floor or use the spiral stairs. The views from up the floors are spectacular. it overlooks the entire Glasgow city centre.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Whenever I'm in Glasgow I always check to see what's being exhibited at The Lighthouse. I'm not a designer, architect or arty in any kind of way but I do appreciate what this place has to offer. It's incredibly relaxing wandering the rooms and floors of the building which is rarely very busy. I love a walk up the staircase... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

First time at the lighthouse. Very good venue, interesting exhibits and good excerise climbing the stairs too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The lighthouse is tucked away neatly between Buchanan Street and West Nile Street. If you are an art lover or keen photographer this is a must visit. There is Rennie MacIntosh abundant in this building you can climb to the top and look over the rooftops of Glasgow city centre There is a nice little cafe reasonable price. Also a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Gallery with good exhibitions, mostly dedicated to architecture and design. There's the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre which is really good. Also, there's good temporary exhibitions where this week I've seen a good Glenn Murcutt's retrospective. Either you like Architecture & Design or not, it is a good place to go, in which you can easily spend 30 minutes or 2 hours,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Even though half of the exhibitions was closed during our visit, we very much enjoyed the stunning view on top of The Lighthouse! Definitely worth visitting!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you are into CRM as I am - this is a must go. I was disappointed that the top floor was closed the day I was there, but I can always go back. There are interesting businesses and there is a bit of a museum as well. I will go back for the view from the top floor.

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Additional Information about The Lighthouse

Address: 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 276 5365
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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