Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is Scotland's most visited free attraction. With 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, the collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant.
The Botanic Gardens are located at the top of Byres Road, where it meets Great Western Road. It is a beautiful space in the west end of Glasgow... more »
Take a student-led tour of the university's historic campus. The university was founded more than 500 years ago.
The Necropolis, Glasgow's Victorian City of the Dead, is a vast and grand cemetery modeled on Père-Lachaise in Paris. Described as one of the most significant cemeteries in Europe, it is a major visitor attraction and patrolled by Park Rangers. Heritage Trail maps are available to guide the visitor to the memorials and tombs of some of Glasgow's most eminent citizens.
The People's Palace and Winter Gardens, set in historic Glasgow Green, the oldest public space in the city, tells the story of Glasgow and its people from 1750 to the end of the 20th century. Adjacent to the People's Palace is the extravagant and recently restored Doulton Fountain, unveiled in 1888 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.
Self-guided walking tour maps are available from George Square Tourist Office of Merchant City, now a vibrant historic cafe quarter and designer-shopping mecca. Highlights of this tour, which dates back to medieval times, include the grand neo-classical halls and Georgian townhouses built for Glasgow's rich tobacco barons and shipping merchants.
Most of the city's major musical performances and operas are held here.
Visitors are warmly welcomed to discover this iconic architectural gem on our award-winning, student-led guided tours. Over a century since its completion, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s ‘masterwork’, The Glasgow School of Art, continues to fulfill its original purpose as a vibrant and hard working institution. Please note this building is only accessible to the public by guided tour... More
Visitors are warmly welcomed to discover this iconic architectural gem on our award-winning, student-led guided tours. Over a century since its completion, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s ‘masterwork’, The Glasgow School of Art, continues to fulfill its original purpose as a vibrant and hard working institution. Please note this building is only accessible to the public by guided tour. Tours last 1 hour. Reservations & Accessibility: We recommended making a reservation as space is limited on these award winning tours! There are 224 stairs on the tour route and lift access is available with prior notice, please contact us to make a reservation. Tour translations booklets are available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and English. Less
A series of 50 minute lunchtime plays at the West End's Oran Mor pub, an historic converted church of architectural interest. Drink and pie included.
2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year. Highlights include steam trains, Glasgow trams and trolley buses, vintage cars, motorbikes and cycles including possibly the worlds oldest bicycle. There is also a Glasgow street with shops, subway station and pub. Guided tours available.
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