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The Mackintosh House

82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Scotland (West End)
0141-330-5434
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Ranked #7 of 170 Attractions in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: The beautiful home of Charles Mackintosh, the turn-of-the-century Scottish architect and artist who brought international fame to the city of Glasgow.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

We loved this house, recreating the Mackintoshs' own house from just a couple of hundred yards away, before it was demolished. It is lovingly preserved, and shows off brilliantly the work that both of them did. The dining room is probably too dark for current domestic tastes but it's easy to see why the style is admired, and the upstairs... More

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Devon, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Brilliant! We enjoyed the rooms and other parts of the Art Gallery. The student cafe next door serves excellent soup!

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Skipton
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Another interesting variation on the Rennie Mackintosh story alongside the other attractions, this offers an interesting insight into their home life. The house, and the art gallery attached, help tell the story of Scottish art and beyond, and the shop has a good range of books and pictures about Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Whether or not you are a particular fan of Rennie Mackintosh style, this is a great attraction to visit when in Glasgow. Entrance is Free, and you can visit this as a stand-alone attraction if you wish - though it is in the same building as their main Art exhibitions, there is a separate entrance to the house. It is... More

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Санкт-Петербург, Россия
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I've found this place very attractive with a lot of information about Scotish modern and installations of contemporary art

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South East .UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Very interesting and quiet different to what I expected . He was a remarkable man . His design ideas have certainly stood the test of time . Make time to pay a visit if you can.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This exhibit gave a great background into MacKintosh and his style of work. Easy to visit on hop on hop off bus, nice gift shop too.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

It's interesting to visit this place where the famous Mackintosh lived. Unfortunately, photos are not allowed inside :( and there are not a lot of rooms, so you quickly see what needs to be seen.

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lots of original furniture and decorations make this a must For Macintosh lovers One could live in this setting today

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This captures so much of Glasgow's great heritage and is brought to life with tours at regular times throughout the day.

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