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The Glasgow School of Art
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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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167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RQ, Scotland
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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
11 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
18 August 2015|
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Response from PaddyddaP | Reviewed this property |
..there shall be a mistake! No Isle at the Glasgow School of Art
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