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Address: University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 330 2000
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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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Princeton meets Hogwarts

Wow, what a campus. Ideally you'll approach through the park so that it will appear ethereally, an apparition on the hill. But it's real--and just as impressive when you walk... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow, what a campus. Ideally you'll approach through the park so that it will appear ethereally, an apparition on the hill. But it's real--and just as impressive when you walk the grounds. If you're of a design or architectural bent, be sure to visit the Macintosh House exhibit inside the art museum across the street. And if you're familiar with... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here to apply for postgradute degree. Very helpful staff. University itself located near the city centre. It required me just thirty minutes walking (maybe I don't know city weel).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been lucky enough to be a student here for the last year (and graduate yesterday!) and no matter how many times I see the main building I am still in awe at its complete beauty and interesting nooks, crannies and the spiral staircases up the turrets. A truly beautiful place to spend a couple of hours wandering around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to visit full of History and a beautiful campus in the main building.Worth a stop off from the Glasgow Tour Bus and then a short walk to either Kelvingrove or Byers Road/Ashton Lane for eats and drink.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a lot to see on this University campus. The building itself is historic and beautiful. Wander round the cloisters,or find some peace in the chapel with its carved choir stalls. There is the Huntarian museum. The fabulous Charles Rennie Mac. I tosh house. A good gift shop and coffee shop. The bustling West end of the city is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk through the University of Glasgow campus will allow you to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle. There are some lovely old building there and it is very relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved walking around this beautiful campus, soaking up the history. The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery are on the grounds. The chapel is worth a peek. The university gift shop was a nice place to look for souvenirs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice walk around and up to the University. Such old buildings that have stood the test of time. Magnificent views near the top and such interesting buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a bracing view and some peace and quiet with stunning Victorian neo-Gothic buildings, this place is great at the weekend. Parkland is lovely as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The University has a long and rich history which you can learn while on the guided tour from one of their students. It provides you with the better understanding on the ole of the University has played in the past and how it has been a part of the city. Nice panorama view from the main gate area

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