Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Join a Historic 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

25th September 2020
26th September 2020
27th September 2020
plus 72 more date(s), see below for more info
April - October 11am & 2pm / November - March 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 University Visitor Centre Tuesday - Sunday 2pm and 11am April to October. Tickets can be bought via Eventbrite. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased from SRC Welcome Point McIntyre Building or from the Tour Guide prior to the tour starting.

Scheduled Tours (Reduced Service until November)
Tours leave the University Visitor Centre Tuesday - Sunday 2pm . Tickets can be bought via Eventbrite. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased from SRC Welcome Point McIntyre Building in advance of 2pm, Monday to Friday. Online and Card payments only at present.

Due to current Covid restrictions we can only accept 4 bookings from different households so please book in advance to not be disappointed on the day. Maximum number on the tours will be 10.

Private Groups
Due to the number of scheduled tours being reduced we are currently offering private tours for 2 people or more, these can be booked on any day between 9am and 5pm. Private tours can be booked by emailing the addresses below, but please try and give us 24hrs notice to organise you a guide.

boxoffice@src.gla.ac.uk
enquiries@src.gla.ac.uk

Additional Dates: 26 September 2020, 27 September 2020, 29 September 2020, 30 September 2020, 01 October 2020, 02 October 2020, 03 October 2020, 04 October 2020, 06 October 2020, 07 October 2020, 08 October 2020, 09 October 2020, 10 October 2020, 11 October 2020, 13 October 2020, 14 October 2020, 15 October 2020, 16 October 2020, 17 October 2020, 18 October 2020, 20 October 2020, 21 October 2020, 22 October 2020, 23 October 2020, 24 October 2020, 25 October 2020, 27 October 2020, 28 October 2020, 29 October 2020, 30 October 2020, 31 October 2020, 01 November 2020, 03 November 2020, 04 November 2020, 05 November 2020, 06 November 2020, 07 November 2020, 08 November 2020, 10 November 2020, 11 November 2020, 12 November 2020, 13 November 2020, 14 November 2020, 15 November 2020, 17 November 2020, 18 November 2020, 19 November 2020, 20 November 2020, 21 November 2020, 22 November 2020, 24 November 2020, 25 November 2020, 26 November 2020, 27 November 2020, 28 November 2020, 29 November 2020, 01 December 2020, 02 December 2020, 03 December 2020, 04 December 2020, 05 December 2020, 06 December 2020, 08 December 2020, 09 December 2020, 10 December 2020, 11 December 2020, 12 December 2020, 13 December 2020, 15 December 2020, 16 December 2020, 17 December 2020, 18 December 2020, 19 December 2020, 20 December 2020

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. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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