We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30

The Glasgow School of Art
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (258)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“walking tour”(122 reviews)
“student guide”(61 reviews)
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
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Glasgow
167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RQ, Scotland
+44 141 353 4500
Improve This Listing
Reviews (1 837)
Filter reviews
1 699 results
Traveller rating
1 266
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
1 266
Show reviews that mention
All reviews walking tour mackintosh building student guide new building current student his contemporaries mackintosh fan charles rennie excellent tour informative tour margaret macdonald wonderful building sauchiehall street gsa library furniture laura
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1 699 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

National speakers in the meeting be beautiful, which it is, but it is also a fantastic education. Great teachers, and support staff. It is really a wonderful place. And it is a beautiful building.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jfk811
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's amazing building burned down a few months ago, and so no one can now appreciate the genius of its design.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 3 November 2018

cant understand why they let this great old building be destroyed t not once but twice...need to knock it down and concentrate on the peoples palace instead

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We heard about the fire when touring the Kelvingrove Macintosh exhibit. However, we came by to see the building anyway - just to get a feel for what it must have been. Would have been such a wonderful place to visit. A difficult loss for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pasowine
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ripadog
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ganda3
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank esspee2012
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank enableit
Reviewed 22 August 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MissJenn808
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Héliciane P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 96 nearby hotels
Glasgow Loft Apartments
370 reviews
.16 km away
Victorian House
658 reviews
.17 km away
Rennie Mackintosh Art School Hotel
358 reviews
.17 km away
Newton Hotel
338 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 694 nearby restaurants
891 reviews
.08 km away
Cafe Antipasti
816 reviews
.09 km away
Saramago Cafe at the CCA
246 reviews
.10 km away
Alla Turca Grill - & Meze Bar
315 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 819 nearby attractions
Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)
63 reviews
.11 km away
Mackintosh Building
10 reviews
.02 km away
Jeremy Sniders Antiques
9 reviews
.21 km away
McLellan Galleries
5 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
4 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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. :)
11 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
18 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from PaddyddaP | Reviewed this property |
..there shall be a mistake! No Isle at the Glasgow School of Art