Hunterian Zoology Museum Temporary Closure

Hunterian Zoology Museum Temporary Closure

The Hunterian Zoology Museum will be closed from 11 May until the end of September 2016. This is to allow for the packing and movement of collections in storage to our new facility at Kelvin Hall. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Current Opening Hours

Current Opening Hours

Click here for details of our current opening hours.

Changes to Mackintosh House Admission

Changes to Mackintosh House Admission

Tickets £5.00 (£3.00 concession)

From Tuesday 5 July 2016, admission to The Mackintosh House is by a combination of guided tours and free flow self-guided visits. The admission charge for both is £5.00, £3.00 concession.

Guided Tours
Tours of The Mackintosh House take place from Tuesday to Friday at 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm and 12.30pm. Tours operate on a first come basis. We are unable to take advance or group bookings.

Self-Guided Visits
Admission is self-guided from 1.00pm Tuesday to Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Last admission 4.15pm (3.15pm Sunday).

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.

Income generated from the admission charge contributes to the costs of running The House and allows investment in the service we provide for our visitors.

Free Entry:
Children and young people under 18
University of Glasgow staff and students*
Hunterian Friends*
National Art Pass holders
ASVA members*
ICOM members*
UK Museums Association members*

Concessionary rate:
Senior Citizens (60 and over)

*With a valid membership/staff/matriculation card.

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

Limited Access to Collections

Limited Access to Collections

The Hunterian’s new storage, study and research facilities at Kelvin Hall are due to open in September 2016. To facilitate this we have a complex programme of assessment and packing for all of our 1.3 million objects and specimens. From September 2015 until the decant process is completed in 2017 there will be limited access to the collections and support available for teaching, loans and researchers for all parts of the collection. We will provide updates as collections become available for access.

Until September 2016 there will be:

1. No access to:

  • Art
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnography
  • Mineralogy/Petrology
  • Palaeontology
  • Scientific and Medical History
  • University Heritage Collections

2. Limited access to:

  • Zoology

3. Reduced access, depending on staff availability, to:

  • Anatomy
  • Entomology
  • Numismatics

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you have any enquiries regarding collections access during this period please contact The Hunterian’s Head of Collections Management, Malcolm Chapman

Find out more about The Hunterian at Kelvin Hall.