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Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Join a historic walking tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

About Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26th May 2024
28th May 2024
29th May 2024
plus 172 more date(s), see below for more info
2pm
The University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow , Glasgow West End G12 8QQ
£10 Adults / Under 14 £5 / Under 5s Free / Concession (over 60s and students) £8 / Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £25
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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.

This walking tour 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.

Tours leave the East Undercroft near the University Visitor Centre Tuesday - Sunday 2pm.

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite in advance of the tour on by credit/debit card at the Welcome Point McIntyre Building or to the guide just before the tour departs.

Maximum number on the tours will be 20

Additional Dates: 28 May 2024, 29 May 2024, 30 May 2024, 31 May 2024, 01 June 2024, 02 June 2024, 04 June 2024, 05 June 2024, 06 June 2024, 07 June 2024, 08 June 2024, 09 June 2024, 11 June 2024, 12 June 2024, 13 June 2024, 14 June 2024, 15 June 2024, 16 June 2024, 18 June 2024, 19 June 2024, 20 June 2024, 21 June 2024, 22 June 2024, 23 June 2024, 25 June 2024, 26 June 2024, 27 June 2024, 28 June 2024, 29 June 2024, 30 June 2024, 02 July 2024, 03 July 2024, 04 July 2024, 05 July 2024, 06 July 2024, 07 July 2024, 09 July 2024, 10 July 2024, 11 July 2024, 12 July 2024, 13 July 2024, 14 July 2024, 16 July 2024, 17 July 2024, 18 July 2024, 19 July 2024, 20 July 2024, 21 July 2024, 23 July 2024, 24 July 2024, 25 July 2024, 26 July 2024, 27 July 2024, 28 July 2024, 30 July 2024, 31 July 2024, 01 August 2024, 02 August 2024, 03 August 2024, 04 August 2024, 06 August 2024, 07 August 2024, 08 August 2024, 09 August 2024, 10 August 2024, 11 August 2024, 13 August 2024, 14 August 2024, 15 August 2024, 16 August 2024, 17 August 2024, 18 August 2024, 20 August 2024, 21 August 2024, 22 August 2024, 23 August 2024, 24 August 2024, 25 August 2024, 27 August 2024, 28 August 2024, 29 August 2024, 30 August 2024, 31 August 2024, 01 September 2024, 03 September 2024, 04 September 2024, 05 September 2024, 06 September 2024, 07 September 2024, 08 September 2024, 10 September 2024, 11 September 2024, 12 September 2024, 13 September 2024, 14 September 2024, 15 September 2024, 17 September 2024, 18 September 2024, 19 September 2024, 20 September 2024, 21 September 2024, 22 September 2024, 24 September 2024, 25 September 2024, 26 September 2024, 27 September 2024, 28 September 2024, 29 September 2024, 01 October 2024, 02 October 2024, 03 October 2024, 04 October 2024, 05 October 2024, 06 October 2024, 08 October 2024, 09 October 2024, 10 October 2024, 11 October 2024, 12 October 2024, 13 October 2024, 15 October 2024, 16 October 2024, 17 October 2024, 18 October 2024, 19 October 2024, 20 October 2024, 22 October 2024, 23 October 2024, 24 October 2024, 25 October 2024, 26 October 2024, 27 October 2024, 29 October 2024, 30 October 2024, 31 October 2024, 01 November 2024, 02 November 2024, 03 November 2024, 05 November 2024, 06 November 2024, 07 November 2024, 08 November 2024, 09 November 2024, 10 November 2024, 12 November 2024, 13 November 2024, 14 November 2024, 15 November 2024, 16 November 2024, 17 November 2024, 19 November 2024, 20 November 2024, 21 November 2024, 22 November 2024, 23 November 2024, 24 November 2024, 26 November 2024, 27 November 2024, 28 November 2024, 29 November 2024, 30 November 2024, 01 December 2024, 03 December 2024, 04 December 2024, 05 December 2024, 06 December 2024, 07 December 2024, 08 December 2024, 10 December 2024, 11 December 2024, 12 December 2024, 13 December 2024, 14 December 2024, 15 December 2024

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