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University of Glasgow

University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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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 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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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 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.

1  Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 13 November 2016

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...More

3  Thank Marcin L
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Intimate museum depicting the influence of prominent Scottish persons and historians. Good displays and interesting background. set on the campus of the University of Glasgow and well worth a visit. The dissections of the hunter brother surgeons not availavle for viewing and require an appoint...More

1  Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We attended Bute Hall for our youngest child's Graduation last week. The old university buildings are truly beautiful and appear to be very well looked after. The buffet was served in the cloisters - bitterly cold as it is open but again beautiful surroundings in...More

3  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I was showing two American friends around Glasgow and decided to show them my old university. They were truly impressed.

1  Thank MHamiltonGlasgow
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Worth a quick visit, beautiful university. Good spot for photos. Class was going on so you're ability to explore is somewhat limited. Still worth a visit.

Thank B C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visited to attend graduation, fantastic reception and location very helpful staff architecture amazing and free parking

Thank Kapersdj
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Beautiful buildings, friendliness of staff , outstanding a must have visit. This is a wonderful place, no matter how many times you visit. You will keep finding new things to see each time.

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were there as a family for our grandaughter's Graduation Ceremony in November 2016, the Bute Hall is a magnificent setting , it was a beautiful day enjoyed by all of us, taxi fare from Heritage Hotel was around £3.

Thank LizFifeScotland
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is the first place you should visit when coming to Glasgow. The Hunterian museum was simple but I've enjoyed it very much :). Tempted to enrol for a course :D.

Thank ChloEMc54
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10 June 2015|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Take a short 10 minute walk down the hill to Byres Road or Ashton Lane, which is a more boutique dining experience, and eat there. Just tell the server you want separate checks before you order. Hope this helps Bob
23 April 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.