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The Glasgow School of Art

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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A must place to visit

As my partner and I were visiting Glasgow, we thought we would go and see what remains of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ripadog
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Much loved and much missed

A stunningly beautiful and inspiring building by Charles Rennie Mackintosh that has suffered not... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ganda3
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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This place is temporarily closed due to a fire. ** Due to a fire on 15th June 2018, all GSA buildings are currently closed and tours cancelled until further notice. This includes access to the visitor centre, GSA Shop and exhibitions in the Reid...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RQ, Scotland
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+44 141 353 4500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As my partner and I were visiting Glasgow, we thought we would go and see what remains of the School of Art following the fire. So very, very sad to see the burnt out remains. Most of the streets around the building are closed off,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A stunningly beautiful and inspiring building by Charles Rennie Mackintosh that has suffered not one but two massive fires recently and might yet be demolished. It is heartbreaking standing outside looking at what was a brilliant place to visit. There is great debate ongoing about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is unbelievable that two disastrous fires have deprived us of this gem of a building. Let us hope that it rises from the ashes.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burnt down recently. A tragic loss for Glasgow. Let's hope they restore this treasure from the ashes

Thank enableit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on the Mackintosh's Glasgow Walking tour just a few weeks before the Glasgow School of Art building burned down for a second time. If you are interested in architecture in general and Mackintosh in particular, this is the tour to go on! The...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We did the Mackintosh's Glasgow Walking Tour in April 2018 and it was amazing ! We were 6 to attend the visit, and our 2 tour guides were Karlie and Verity. Their tour was very interesting, we walked for 2hours15min in Glasgow, discovering beautiful buildings...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

very sadly almost totally destroyed by fire. Most Glaswegians we spoke to want it rebuilt to the original design, but with better fire proofing

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Unfortunately destroyed by fire in June 2018. Early July you still could not get near the building. It appears that they are dismantling it

Thank JWGrum
Reviewed 25 July 2018

For the second time in 4 years the Rennie Mackintosh building was destroyed by fire. It had just been reconstructed and was close to re-opening. Terrible thing to happen.

Thank FreddieToronto
Reviewed 19 July 2018

What a shame about this most recent fire in the original building. But a student led tour of the new building is still worthwhile. I booked myself on a tour and was the only participant so effectively had a private tour- the student guide was...More

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Lil_Traveller123
4 May 2018|
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Response from Laura L |
Some students in the late 90’s early 00’s put the traffic cone on his head as a joke, it kept being taken down I think the council has given in and it has become a feature. :)
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Onceuponatime_11
12 March 2017|
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Response from GSofA | Property representative |
Visitors can book a Mackintosh at the GSA Tour online in advance, or purchase one on the day in the visitor centre, subject to availability. There are 20 places on each tour, so we do recommend booking to avoid... More
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Markahope
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..there shall be a mistake! No Isle at the Glasgow School of Art
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