The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse, Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture, is a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue situated in the heart of Glasgow, just off the Style Mile.

The Lighthouse

About The Lighthouse

11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow City Centre G1 3NU
01412765360
The Lighthouse Website
Follow The_Lighthouse on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here

The Lighthouse acts as a beacon for the creative industries in Scotland and promotes design and architecture through a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events.

Formerly housing The Glasgow Herald, The Lighthouse was the first public commission completed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and is the perfect place to begin a Mackintosh tour of Glasgow.

Upcoming Events at The Lighthouse

Rainmaker Masterclass

Rainmaker Masterclass

24th January 2020
Join us for a limited-edition Rainmaker Masterclass event and start 2020 as you mean to go on: energised, inspired and armed with a range of tools for guaranteed business growth.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

25th January 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

1st February 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

8th February 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Question Session

Question Session

8th February 2020
Question Session offers a comprehensive, tailored programme of workshops, seminars and panels featuring prominent professionals from all areas of the music industry!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

15th February 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

22nd February 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

29th February 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

7th March 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

14th March 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

21st March 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Via Sponsorship Conference

Via Sponsorship Conference

26th March 2020
Via Sponsorship, Scotland's leading sponsorship conference which looks to boost the profile of sponsorship, is being held at The Lighthouse on March 26th!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

28th March 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

4th April 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

11th April 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

18th April 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

25th April 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

2nd May 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

9th May 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

16th May 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

23rd May 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

30th May 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

6th June 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

13th June 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

20th June 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

27th June 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

4th July 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

11th July 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

18th July 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

25th July 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

1st August 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

8th August 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

15th August 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

22nd August 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

29th August 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

5th September 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

12th September 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

19th September 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

26th September 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

3rd October 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

10th October 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

17th October 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

24th October 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

31st October 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

7th November 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

14th November 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

21st November 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

28th November 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

5th December 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

12th December 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

19th December 2020
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!

Related Links

Glasgow Art Club

Glasgow Art Club

The Glasgow Art Club - one of the city’s most popular haunts for professionals, artists, musicians and students. Two bars, two restaurants, two exclusive...
House for an Art Lover

House for an Art Lover

We are one of Glasgow's finest wedding & conference venues whilst also being an excellent rescource to visitors as a cultural attraction.House for an...
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

The Hunterian is Scotland’s oldest public museum and home to over a million magnificent items ranging from meteorites to mummies and Mackintosh. Within...
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum has 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects. The collections are extensive,...
Mackintosh Queens Cross

Mackintosh Queens Cross

Commissioned in 1896 by the Free Church, the simplicity of the design is inspiring. The windows are Gothic in character, yet are infused with the Mackintosh...
Scotland Street School Museum

Scotland Street School Museum

Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education in Glasgow, Scotland, in the district of Tradeston. It is located in a former school built...
The Glasgow School of Art

The Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh's 'masterwork' The Glasgow School of Art, built 1897-1909, bookends his architectural career. Heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts style...
The Hill House

The Hill House

The Hill House is a visually arresting mix of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Scottish Baronial and Japonisme architecture and design.Mackintosh designed...
The Mackintosh Festival

The Mackintosh Festival

The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, events & tours. There will be...
Willow Tea Rooms

Willow Tea Rooms

A visit to The Willow Tea Rooms is a must for anyone interested in enjoying tasty traditional food and drinks in an atmospheric setting.Owned by Anne...

More Visitor Centres in Glasgow

Auchentoshan Distillery

Auchentoshan Distillery

Auchentoshan Distillery , Glasgow West End G81 4SJ
Established in 1823, Auchentoshan is a smooth, Triple Distilled Single Malt whisky that challenges perceptions by doing things differently.
Read more
Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle and Country Park , Maybole KA19 8LE
With a dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history & beautiful surrounds, Culzean Castle is one of Scotland's best days out!
Read more
Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park Dean Road, Kilmarnock KA3 1XB
Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family. The country park, covering over 200 acres, is nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock...
Read more
Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow South Side G51 1EA
Glasgow Science Centre is one of Scotland's must-see visitor attractions situated on the banks of the Clyde.
Read more
House for an Art Lover

House for an Art Lover

Bellahouston Park Dumbreck Road, Glasgow South Side G41 5BW
Designed by famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover is a truly unique venue and one of Glasgow's architectural gems!
Read more
Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail Church Square, Inveraray PA32 8TX
Inveraray Jail is a living museum and top Scottish visitor attraction where real people portray life in a 19th century prison. Interact with costumed...
Read more
Kelburn Estate & Country Centre

Kelburn Estate & Country Centre

Kelburn Castle & Country Centre Fairlie, Largs KA29 0BE
A 13th Century castle that's had an amazing makeover courtesy of a team of Brazilian artists, the estate also features dramatic walks, breathtaking gardens and many features of historical interest!
Read more
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch G83 8QL
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is located within the boundaries of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the first National Park in Scotland....
Read more
Loch Lomond Sea Life Centre

Loch Lomond Sea Life Centre

Ben Lomond Way Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch G83 8QL
SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium is just 20 minutes from Glasgow, situated on the stunning Loch Lomond Shores. The aquarium offers great fun for all the...
Read more
Loch Lomond Shores

Loch Lomond Shores

Loch Lomond Shores Ben Lomond Way, Balloch G83 8QL
Loch Lomond Shores is a great day out offering designer shopping, an aquarium, restaurants and cafes and outdoor activities - all with fantastic views across Loch Loch Lomond!
Read more
RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond

RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond

RSPB Loch Lomond Nature Reserve , Gartocharn
Located on the south-east shores of the loch, RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond has a variety of habitats from ancient woodlands to wildflower meadows and swampy grasslands.
Read more
The Clydeside Distillery

The Clydeside Distillery

100 Stobcross Road, Glasgow West End G3 8QQ
The Clydeside Distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery and visitor experience in the heart of Glasgow.
Read more
The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary

The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary

The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary Barcaldine, Oban PA37 1SE
Now in its 36th year,The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary opens a window into a watery wonderland teeming with amazing sea creatures of astonishing variety...
Read more
The Tall Ship at Riverside

The Tall Ship at Riverside

150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow West End G3 8RS
The Tall Ship operates a programme of year-round maritime themed events and activities, with specially devised talks and tours, school visits and costumed volunteer days.
Read more
Tollcross Childrens Farm and Visitor Centre

Tollcross Childrens Farm and Visitor Centre

The Courtyard 254b Wellshot Road, Glasgow East End G32 7AX
Tollcross Children's Farm is an outstanding facility which will appeal to young and old alike. Regulars in the farm are Shire Horses, Shetland Ponies, rabbits, sheep, Highland Cattle and much more!
Read more

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2020!
Glasgow Canal Festival
The Glasgow Canal Festival returns to Glasgow's iconic Forth & Clyde Canal between Spiers Wharf and Applecross Basin on Saturday 25th July!
Glasgow Central Station Tours
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Oor Wullie
Jings, crivvens! Help ma boab! Don't miss the the awfy braw brand new musical, Oor Wullie, when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in January 2020!
The King and I
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King And I is embarking on a World Tour, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in January and February 2020!

Popular Venues

King's Theatre Glasgow Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »