Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

About Historic Tours of Glasgow University

23rd March 2019
24th March 2019
26th March 2019
plus 240 more date(s), see below for more info
Every Tuesday - Sunday 2 - 3pm
The University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow , Glasgow West End G12 8QQ
£5 for children, £8 for students/over 60. £10 for adults £25 for family of four
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Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Originally located on High Street in the city centre near Glasgow Cathedral, in 1870 it moved to the stunning collection of buildings perched upon Gilmorehill today, where it continues to watch over the bustling city and picturesque tenements of Glasgow’s West End.

The University of Glasgow tours, run by Glasgow University Students' Representative Council, will take you on a fascinating journey around some of the university’s most significant spots - from philosopher Thomas Reid’s tombstone and the atmospheric cloisters, to the very same staircase Lord Kelvin would take from his house to his laboratory - whilst discovering the connections of James Watt, Adam Smith and Isabella Elder whose names are inscribed on the university’s Memorial Gates.

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Additional Dates: 24 March 2019, 26 March 2019, 27 March 2019, 28 March 2019, 29 March 2019, 30 March 2019, 31 March 2019, 02 April 2019, 03 April 2019, 04 April 2019, 05 April 2019, 06 April 2019, 07 April 2019, 09 April 2019, 10 April 2019, 11 April 2019, 12 April 2019, 13 April 2019, 14 April 2019, 16 April 2019, 17 April 2019, 18 April 2019, 19 April 2019, 20 April 2019, 21 April 2019, 23 April 2019, 24 April 2019, 25 April 2019, 26 April 2019, 27 April 2019, 28 April 2019, 30 April 2019, 01 May 2019, 02 May 2019, 03 May 2019, 04 May 2019, 05 May 2019, 07 May 2019, 08 May 2019, 09 May 2019, 10 May 2019, 11 May 2019, 12 May 2019, 14 May 2019, 15 May 2019, 16 May 2019, 17 May 2019, 18 May 2019, 19 May 2019, 21 May 2019, 22 May 2019, 23 May 2019, 24 May 2019, 25 May 2019, 26 May 2019, 28 May 2019, 29 May 2019, 30 May 2019, 31 May 2019, 01 June 2019, 02 June 2019, 04 June 2019, 05 June 2019, 06 June 2019, 07 June 2019, 08 June 2019, 09 June 2019, 11 June 2019, 12 June 2019, 13 June 2019, 14 June 2019, 15 June 2019, 16 June 2019, 18 June 2019, 19 June 2019, 20 June 2019, 21 June 2019, 22 June 2019, 23 June 2019, 25 June 2019, 26 June 2019, 27 June 2019, 28 June 2019, 29 June 2019, 30 June 2019, 02 July 2019, 03 July 2019, 04 July 2019, 05 July 2019, 06 July 2019, 07 July 2019, 09 July 2019, 10 July 2019, 11 July 2019, 12 July 2019, 13 July 2019, 14 July 2019, 16 July 2019, 17 July 2019, 18 July 2019, 19 July 2019, 20 July 2019, 21 July 2019, 23 July 2019, 24 July 2019, 25 July 2019, 26 July 2019, 27 July 2019, 28 July 2019, 30 July 2019, 31 July 2019, 01 August 2019, 02 August 2019, 03 August 2019, 04 August 2019, 06 August 2019, 07 August 2019, 08 August 2019, 09 August 2019, 10 August 2019, 11 August 2019, 13 August 2019, 14 August 2019, 15 August 2019, 16 August 2019, 17 August 2019, 18 August 2019, 20 August 2019, 21 August 2019, 22 August 2019, 23 August 2019, 24 August 2019, 25 August 2019, 27 August 2019, 28 August 2019, 29 August 2019, 30 August 2019, 31 August 2019, 01 September 2019, 03 September 2019, 04 September 2019, 05 September 2019, 06 September 2019, 07 September 2019, 08 September 2019, 10 September 2019, 11 September 2019, 12 September 2019, 13 September 2019, 14 September 2019, 15 September 2019, 17 September 2019, 18 September 2019, 19 September 2019, 20 September 2019, 21 September 2019, 22 September 2019, 24 September 2019, 25 September 2019, 26 September 2019, 27 September 2019, 28 September 2019, 29 September 2019, 01 October 2019, 02 October 2019, 03 October 2019, 04 October 2019, 05 October 2019, 06 October 2019, 08 October 2019, 09 October 2019, 10 October 2019, 11 October 2019, 12 October 2019, 13 October 2019, 15 October 2019, 16 October 2019, 17 October 2019, 18 October 2019, 19 October 2019, 20 October 2019, 22 October 2019, 23 October 2019, 24 October 2019, 25 October 2019, 26 October 2019, 27 October 2019, 29 October 2019, 30 October 2019, 31 October 2019, 01 November 2019, 02 November 2019, 03 November 2019, 05 November 2019, 06 November 2019, 07 November 2019, 08 November 2019, 09 November 2019, 10 November 2019, 12 November 2019, 13 November 2019, 14 November 2019, 15 November 2019, 16 November 2019, 17 November 2019, 19 November 2019, 20 November 2019, 21 November 2019, 22 November 2019, 23 November 2019, 24 November 2019, 26 November 2019, 27 November 2019, 28 November 2019, 29 November 2019, 30 November 2019, 01 December 2019, 03 December 2019, 04 December 2019, 05 December 2019, 06 December 2019, 07 December 2019, 08 December 2019, 10 December 2019, 11 December 2019, 12 December 2019, 13 December 2019, 14 December 2019, 15 December 2019, 17 December 2019, 18 December 2019, 19 December 2019, 20 December 2019, 21 December 2019, 22 December 2019, 24 December 2019, 25 December 2019, 26 December 2019, 27 December 2019, 28 December 2019, 29 December 2019, 31 December 2019

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Historic Tours of Glasgow University are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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