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University of Glasgow

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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...more
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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
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I studied here in the 1970’s and now my daughter works here. I took my grandson (aged 3 years) for a walk around the campus and he loved it. From the older part of the university (which looks like Hogwarts) to the more modern glass...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 3 days ago

With a wealth a buildings both old and new, there is lots to see here. The older gothic architecture is amazing and well worth a tour. I studied here in 1990s and had not been again until I studied there again in 2015-17 and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken round by a family member. The buildings something out of Hogwarts. Everywhere you looked the Architecture was outstanding.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tarbet B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from Glasgow where we went round the Uni Glasgow, it's great that they are set up for visitors with maps and a circular route. The buildings are amazing, the architecture is stunning and you get to have a good walk round. We also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nik Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the museum at the university.. the building it's housed in is already worth the trip! Certainly worth a visit.. it's a bit of a walk from down town but well worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank icepick80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a beautiful building, it does give the harry potter feeling, eventhoug nothing has been filmed here. As far as we saw there were no tours or anything like that, but you can walk into the building. But there is not very much interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Annebelle d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning historic building in the heart of the west end. The view at the back of the Gilbert Scott building over the city is a must!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Judgeatron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

University from XV century, very impressive. You can visit museum and look around in this huge complex of buildings. Dream, that if I was younger, would have liked to take some courses here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Uku S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a 1-hour tour of the main university site. Thanks to an engaging and capable student guide, we really enjoyed the tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ver0nix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue and the balcony is an added bonus. Can’t wait to go back. I think it’s getting some unexpected business due to the fire at the ABC.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Hazel C
July 8, 2018|
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Response from polieli | Reviewed this property |
There is metered parking around the Uni, it is a residential area so mostly parking permits.
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crt113
June 9, 2015|
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Response from TravellingThorpes | Reviewed this property |
They DO sell food to Joe public, in a place near the Hunterian Art gallery (it's signposted) but it is very expensive and not very good. Better to go to one of the many places on Byres Road.
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umsalman21
April 23, 2015|
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Response from DPC14 | Reviewed this property |
Please go to the Glasgow University website and it has a tour. Block your time there.
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