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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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All reviews hunterian museum beautiful campus harry potter bute hall adam smith mackintosh house amazing architecture worth a visit west end guided tour old building walk around gift shop great place to visit cloisters hogwarts students
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting museum within and beautiful building to wander around as is the area. The history is fascinating.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karen_D_Creative
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit and walk around. Well worth making the effort. The buildings are superb -like beeing in Hogwarts.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rocko456
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to look around. Well worth making the effort. The buildings are superb - imagine Hogwarts and you will get it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BobStamford
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So I chose to study here as it has a good reputation and is known for being one of the best in Scotland. I was looking forward to starting my studies and getting to know different people. Boy was I in for a fright. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ML1_Burd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning gothic style architecture in this ancient university. Particularly liked the cloistered quadrangles and views towards Kelvingrove Park and the city. Great museums too.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sibellius2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The buildings are so spectacular that this is where Harry Potter, Outlander, Outlaw King and many other famous movies were filmed. Includes also a completely integrated Charles Rennie Mackintosh house, and two (make no mistake, TWO) museums/galleries both referred to as Hunterian, and both worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ClaudiaRoamer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to Glasgow University. Great view of Glasgow and cloister lovely. You can also visit the Huntarian museum

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JDM262013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful,,, that th Beer was. Grate! Mum wi”””dad.))) getting teen offline! Buying gif”s bit jet lagged:)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was here as a guest at a Christmas party held here. Nice venue and nice room. However the food was poor in terms of the lack of it and that it was after being held under heaters or reheated and had dried out and got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank endak2013
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Must stay hushed during student exams in December so our small group set off on a “quiet” 1 hour walking tour covering the centuries of this noble institution. I stood on the hallowed steps of the Lion and Unicorn Staircase next to Memorial Hall, which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Hazel C
8 July 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.
10 June 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.
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.