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
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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.

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Upcoming Events at The Lighthouse

Street Art Walking Tour

Street Art Walking Tour

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 12th December 2021

Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a two hour Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!
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The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

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!
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