Glasgow Mackintosh

The Hunterian is home to one of Scotland’s finest collections. It includes The Mackintosh House: the reassembled principal interiors of the Glasgow home of Mackintosh & Margaret Macdonald. These beautiful rooms are outstanding works of art in their own right, & provide rare insight into the Mackintoshes’ private home life.

The Hunterian

The Mackintosh House is a meticulous reassemblage of the principal interiors from 78 Southpark Avenue (originally 6 Florentine Terrace), the Mackintoshes’ Glasgow home from 1906 to 1914. Mackintosh transformed the mid 19th-century house, structurally remodeling the interiors, & decorating & furnishing the rooms according to his distinctive aesthetic.

The original house was demolished in the early 1960s but the fixtures, including windows, doors, fireplaces & staircase, were preserved & the principal interiors reassembled as an integral part of the Hunterian Art Gallery. The sequence of rooms, views, & effects of natural light reflect the original as closely as possible.

The Mackintosh House, completed in 1981, has been furnished with the Mackintoshes’ own furniture – all to Mackintosh’s design – & decorated as closely as possible to the original to enable visitors to experience the beauty & quiet atmosphere of the Mackintoshes’ private living space.

Plan your visit

Address

The Hunterian
University of Glasgow
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The Mackintosh House
Hunterian Art Gallery
82 Hillhead Street
Glasgow G12 8QQ
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Opening Times

Hunterian Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery and the Mackintosh House:

Tue to Sat :: 10:00 - 17:00

Sun :: 11:00 - 16:00

Closed Mondays

Last admission 4.15pm (3.15pm on Sundays)

No Bags:  For security reasons we do not allow bags of any kind (including handbags) in The Mackintosh House. Bags can be stored in the lockers on the basement level.

A maximum number of 12 visitors are allowed in The Mackintosh House at any one time. Visitors should be aware that CCTV is in operation.

Admission

Mackintosh House :: £6.00 (£3.00 concession)

Contact

+44 (0)141 330 5434

Email :: hunterian-reception@glasgow.ac.uk

More Information

www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian