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An amazing walking tour in Glasgow

We did the Mackintosh's Glasgow Walking Tour in April 2018 and it was amazing ! We were 6 to attend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Héliciane P
Private tour with student guide

What a shame about this most recent fire in the original building. But a student led tour of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This place is temporarily closed due to a fire. ** Due to a fire on 15th June 2018, all GSA buildings are currently closed and tours cancelled until further notice. This includes access to the visitor centre, GSA Shop and exhibitions in the Reid...more
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167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Mackintosh's Glasgow Walking Tour in April 2018 and it was amazing ! We were 6 to attend the visit, and our 2 tour guides were Karlie and Verity. Their tour was very interesting, we walked for 2hours15min in Glasgow, discovering beautiful buildings...More

Thank Héliciane P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very sadly almost totally destroyed by fire. Most Glaswegians we spoke to want it rebuilt to the original design, but with better fire proofing

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately destroyed by fire in June 2018. Early July you still could not get near the building. It appears that they are dismantling it

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the second time in 4 years the Rennie Mackintosh building was destroyed by fire. It had just been reconstructed and was close to re-opening. Terrible thing to happen.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a shame about this most recent fire in the original building. But a student led tour of the new building is still worthwhile. I booked myself on a tour and was the only participant so effectively had a private tour- the student guide was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the Glasgow School of Art has been extensively damaged by fire and it's future is undecided. It was a privilege to have visited the Glasgow Art School but sadly it is not possible to do so now.

Thank GwyneththeScottie
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Visited before the devastating fire and everyone was very excited with the progress of the renovations. The Art School was still half covered by scaffolding. We went on the excellent guided tour given by Verity and thoroughly enjoyed hearing about the history of the building...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

House only accessible by guided tour,may be busy at peak times, and for some inexplicable reason no photos allowed.30min tour with very helpful guide.Art gallery had an exhibition of Whistler paintings from USA.We were welcome to use the university refectory on site which served us...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

The loss of this Mackintosh masterpiece is an incalculable loss to Glasgow and architecture in general. Sadly, restoration is becoming less and less likely. I can only hope that a similarly worthy building will take its place.

Thank Lancestrian
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Decided to visit the Kelvingrove for the Mackintosh 150 exhibition, then planned to continue on to the Mack to see how the restoration was proceeding. Devastated to see this latest fire has severely damaged the school, and you cannot get near to it as the...More

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Some students in the late 90’s early 00’s put the traffic cone on his head as a joke, it kept being taken down I think the council has given in and it has become a feature. :)
March 11, 2017|
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Response from GSofA | Property representative |
Visitors can book a Mackintosh at the GSA Tour online in advance, or purchase one on the day in the visitor centre, subject to availability. There are 20 places on each tour, so we do recommend booking to avoid... More
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..there shall be a mistake! No Isle at the Glasgow School of Art