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House for an Art Lover

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Address: Bellahouston Park | 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-353-4770
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901 and built in the attractive...
Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901 and built in the attractive setting of Bellahouston Park in the 1990s, House for an Art Lover allows the visitor an insight into Mackintosh's renowned talent not just as an architect, but as a an artist, designer and pioneer of the Modern Movement. The venue runs regular arts themed events and is home to the popular Art Lover's Cafe.
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Great mackintosh collection

This has great furniture & fitting from Mackintosh. This is well worth a visit to see the excellent furniture on display. The gardens are beautiful also to walk around on a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This has great furniture & fitting from Mackintosh. This is well worth a visit to see the excellent furniture on display. The gardens are beautiful also to walk around on a nice day.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Visited on one of the rare sunny days of this summer . I requested a table outside but was told that this could not be reserved. In order to secure a table I arranged an early lunch. I was a little disappointed however not to be allowed to sit at an empty table which provided some shade since this was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great place. Stunning venue for wedding I can imagine. Would be nice if more of it was opened up and there was more exhibits but the building alone is well worth a visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This building is a pastiche based on a series of drawings submitted by CR Mackintosh for a competition. The drawings are fairly loose and because the building was no more than a fiction, it was not measured fully nor specified to any extent. Only in Glasgow could it suddenly become a reality some ninety years after it was drawn and... More 

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Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The house and commentary are excellent. The cafe is too elaborate - I,possible to get just a sandwich and coffee.

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Oban, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

i was their for a meeting and i enjoyed the surrounding area the food was excellent staff very helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

For every Mackintosh Lover a must! I especially liked the oval room and the music room. The sculptures in the surrounding park are also interesting.

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I love Rennie Mackintosh and all the work he has done. This is a reconstruction of a house4 which won a prize for architecture but was never built. The Appreciation Society got the money together and built it exactly to the drawings and it is magnificent. Go you will like it. The park it is in , Bellahouston, is beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is s well worth visit for art lovers and non art lovers alike. The construction of this memorial to a Glasgow legend - Charles Renee Macintosh - is genius in concept and delivery. It shows his foresight in a Victorian era which was sadly not recognized in his time. Beautiful gardens and fabulous gift shop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Charles and Margaret Mackintosh designed an absolute masterpiece. The Music Room is stunning in every detail, The dining room is so elegant. The overall design of the house is so modern, considering the Charles Rennie Mackintosh did the drawings over 100 years ago. The staff are very knowledgeable and pleasantly helpful. The audio guides are a great idea. The souvenir... More 

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Address: Address: Bellahouston Park | 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-353-4770
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow

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