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The Mackintosh House

82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
+44 141 330 4221
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Interesting but short lived

Went with my mum )72)...,Interesting but only 3 rooms so short lived .dont take children... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Ruth B
via mobile
You could live happily in these surrounds

Any lover of C R Mackintosh will appreciate this recreation of his home, with typical furniture... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2016
Rugby, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
West End
+44 141 330 4221
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Went with my mum )72)...,Interesting but only 3 rooms so short lived .dont take children ...... It's very white !!. Got some ideas to recreate at home .

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Any lover of C R Mackintosh will appreciate this recreation of his home, with typical furniture. It's stunning. Costs £5 entry but is worth it if you like his work.

Thank BabeNo1
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Really interesting talk and tour. Well informed guide. Beautiful interior which gave me an insight into the lives of two of the most influential creative talents in Glasgow's history.

Thank sarahnash1234
Reviewed September 24, 2016

It was nice to see Mackintosh furniture in its natural setting and to experience the Mackintosh aesthetic, but be warned that the house is quite small, so there is not that much to see. One for true Mackintosh aficionados.

Thank Alexa225
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour of the house, excellent guides. I felt a little rushed through the house. Limited number per tour which was good as it was a tight squeeze in some rooms. V enjoyable though and well worth seeing.

Thank xxxpuppydogxxx
Reviewed September 23, 2016

I have visited several times over the years. Perhaps the first was the most extraordinary though because Glasgow was still grimy and it was a rainy, overcast day so the experience of entering this bright light home was very impressive - a big contrast to...More

Thank travelroo_12
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Worth a visit, very nice. Only downside is photopgraphs are not allowed. No idea why not. Also be aware of steep stairs.

Thank MartynHC
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Before you go note - you cannot take any bags in so they need to be in a looker downstairs. You also need a ticket - even if it is open house day, and thus free, the jobs worth, grumpy man at the door insists...More

Thank RealWomen
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Well worth a visit if you're staying in Glasgow, this beautiful house has been meticulously reproduced to provide a good insight into the life of this brilliant designer, so much to see and so much to want !!!!!

Thank Sara P
Reviewed September 20, 2016

this man had such a grand imagination and everything he touched shows his inspired thinking and ability to make furniture comfortable and elegant simultaneously. love the recurring themes of black, dots, and poles.

Thank helen f
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Response from xstitchcat | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember.
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Response from thursdaygirls | Reviewed this property |
We used the hop on hop off bus
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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