The Glasgow School of Art

Museums

11 Dalhousie Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ

    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 fulfil its original purpose as a vibrant and hard working institution. Visitors are warmly welcomed to discover this iconic architectural gem on our award-winning, student-led guided tours.
     
    Experience the jewel in the crown of Mackintosh’s legacy, with a guided tour through original interiors laced with intriguing furniture, ironwork and stained glass. Explore the building’s construction and identify Japanese influences, evidence of Scottish Baronial tradition and design details inspired by nature.  Learn about Mackintosh’s remarkable life, his commitment to ‘total design’ and his influence on the international Art Nouveau movement.  
     
    Interiors accessible by guided tour only. Tours depart from the Window on Mackintosh visitor centre 7 days a week. 

    As spaces are limited on the award winning Mackintosh Building Tour of The Glasgow School of Art, visitors are advised to make an advance booking. To reserve a ticket please book online, contact us on +44 (0)141 353 4584 or email tours@gsa.ac.uk.

    Awards
    Regional Winner
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Tours depart 10am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 4.30pm
    1 Apr 2014 - 11 May 2014
    Mini tours of exterior and furniture gallery only depart 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 4.30pm
    12 May 2014 - 20 Jun 2014
    Tours depart 10am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 4.30pm
    21 Jun 2014 - 14 Sep 2014
    Tours depart 10am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 4.30pm
    15 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
    Tours depart 11am, 1pm, 3pm
    1 Nov 2014 - 23 Dec 2014
    Tours depart 11am, 1pm, 3pm
    5 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2015
    Window on Mackintosh visitor centre: OPEN 7 DAYS
    6 Jan 2014 - 5 Feb 2015
    Festive closure
    24 Dec 2014 - 4 Jan 2015

    Interiors of the Mackintosh building are accessible by guided tour only.

    Tours depart from GSA Shop daily.

    Mackintosh Interpretation Space & GSA Shop open 10am - 5pm with extended hours Mar - Nov

    Ticket Information
    Ticket Type
    Ticket Tariff
    Adult £9.75 per ticket
    Child (under 18's) £4.75 per ticket
    Mini Tours £4.25 per ticket
    Senior (over 60's) £8.00 per ticket
    Student (with valid student I.D) £8.00 per ticket
    Under 5's Free

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access

    Location

    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Groups Welcome

    Domestic

    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Cash
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • On Public Transport Route

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Good colour / tonal contrast used throughout the attraction e.g. doors contrast strongly with floors/walls
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • some routes
    • There is an audible alarm system

    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • There is a handrail by the steps
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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