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University of Glasgow

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Address: University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 441413302000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Take a fascinating tour of the University of Glasgow campus, and explore...

Take a fascinating tour of the University of Glasgow campus, and explore the University's stunning architecture (with over 100 listed buildings) and discover incredible stories from its 550 years of history. Guided campus tours are led by trained student guides and last for approximately one hour - you can find out more by visiting: boxoffice.src.gla.ac.uk/product/university-glasgow-tours. Other must-see attractions to visit on campus include: • The Hunterian Museum • The Hunterian Art Gallery (including The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House) • The Visitor Centre Shop for University merchandise and Scottish gifts (10% off with your tour ticket) • A selection of cafés and restaurants for coffee or a bite to eat

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A quick walk through the campus, beautiful buildings, Hungarian Art Gallery and Museum were a very pleasant surprise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A quick walk through the campus, beautiful buildings, Hungarian Art Gallery and Museum were a very pleasant surprise!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The University of Glasgow is for me the best in Glasgow (which is quite an ugly city by the way) It's nice to walk or visit the museum

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

SUPER staff - academic and support. Very friendly and open. Mixture of old buildings and modern. Good styles. Not too far to walk to get to see the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are a lover of architecture this is the place to be, a quite wonderful creation which is drenched in history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A magnificent, impressive and imposing building! The architecture is just breathtaking! I recently read the books of J.K. Rowling and, when I visited it, I felt like the magical world of Harry Potter came to life in front of my eyes! Believe me when I say that I would go back to school only to study there! You can not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very photogenic place with lovely architecture. I was disappointed that I never learned anything but I was here for a short while.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked thru the campus which is in the heart of Glasgow. Beautiful layout and architecture. Very peaceful for the center of the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing and Stunning building. Must visit while you are in glasgow. Recommed for Harry potter's fan. Great overview outside the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend a visit to the University of Glasgow if you like history and architecture. There is a museum available to the public free of charge with a huge section devoted to William Hunter including his extensive collection of diseased and healthy organs. A wonderful place steeped in history, allow yourself a couple of hours!

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Very leafy and impressive gothic style main campus with great views over Glasgow, kelvingrove Park and the west end. On the main campus the Huntarian Museum and creepily curious anatomy museum are worth visiting. I've been here for graduation and a conference and the main halls are beautiful but not always open to the public. Worth checking out on an... More 

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