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“Moustaches everywhere”

The Glasgow School of Art
Ranked #2 of 86 Shopping in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Join a 45 minute'Mackintosh at the GSA' tour to discover original furniture, the history of the Mackintosh building and the architects life and work, from student to master designer. Restoration is underway following a serious fire in 2014, as such there is no access to the interiors of the Mackintosh building. Explore the rich history of The Glasgow School of Art at the 'Window on Mackintosh' Visitor Centre through artefacts from GSA's Archives and Collections, illuminating life at the School from 1845 to present day. Step outside this summer with GSA's Walking Tours to explore Glasgow's creative past and present. Invest in new talent hailing from the School or pick up the perfect memento of your visit in the GSA Shop. The 'Window on Mackintosh' Visitor Centre and GSA Shop in the Reid building at 164 Renfrew Street are open 10Am - 4.30Pm, 7 days a week. Tours depart from the 'Window on Mackintosh' 7 days a week. Every purchase supports the School.
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Had an excellent tour today with Laura L. Her enthusiasm is infectious. I absolutely loved the tour. It has been something I wanted to do for many years and I was not disappointed. We were lucky enough to see the board room. I wanted every piece in there. It's a glorious building and deserves to be celebrated.

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Reviewed March 27, 2014

A working building with amazing history, saw a workingspacein action notatouristexperience although disabled access would be tricky

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Reviewed March 27, 2014

Rennie MacIntosh designed the GSA and many of its furnishings as well as a number of other Glasgow buildings. We got an easy lesson, professionally delivered from a recent graduate who confessed it was her first tour. Wow! Well done, Louisa of Portugal...you did GSA proud. We will long remember GSA and the broader MacIntosh influence.

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Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful tour, I just don't know why I haven't done it before. Very beautiful building, great guide (Laura G) lovely shop.

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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Lovely tour. Laura was a wonderful guide, very approachable, friendly and knew so much. Learn't so much about Mackintosh and the Glasgow school of Art.

Thank JB22D
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