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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
+44 141 330 2000
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Reviewed yesterday

Historic campus in the west end of Glasgow.Visit the main building and stroll through the historic campus.Regarded as only second to the Palace of Westminster in Its architecture.Visit the Universities museums,art gallery and the "Macintosh House".The Glasgow tour bus stops right outside the main building...More

Thank Alg1959
Reviewed 2 days ago

The building looks great and has a great courtyard. Makes you feel small walking around there, and as many others said, give you a kind of Harry Potter movie kind of scenery. We visited the university twice during our stay, both times graduations were going...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The architecture throughout the University of Glasgow campus was absolutely stunning! We all agreed that we would have loved to study abroad here! Beautiful!

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We also ate at the cafe which was reasonable and a good place for a quick lunch and desert and coffee.

Thank Mernaday
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth visiting. Pretty and old university. Love it! My brother graduated from this university, and as a university it is very good.

Thank Linucz
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is truly the best University in the World,first of all doesn't it look great, absolutely amazing architecture; really reflects what the city has to offer, it has the best staff in the world reflecting the warm welcome the city offers and that we are...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On top of a hill, it looks incredible. Yards inside are also very beautiful. Definetely, ir's worth a visit when you're in Glasgow.

Thank Tadas V
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever visit the West End of Glasgow, make sure you include a visit of the university campus. Built in 1451, the main building which is the oldest part of the uni offers amazing architecture as well as pretty cafés on campus and highly...More

Thank Freddy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

While we waited for the Hunterian Museum to open we wandered around the main building including the East and West quadrangles separated by an under cover Cloister. William Hunter was an 18thC Physician who became Physician to George III as well as being an avid...More

1  Thank Rex06
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up at the University by accident one evening as we strolled through the city. Nice buildings.

Thank Rebecca R
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Considering lunch with a group of 12--will you take separate checks which we prefer? Thank you.
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
how to book for a tour of university of Glasgow with a student on a Sunday in August?
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.