Tours of The Hunterian

Tours of The Hunterian

Mackintosh House Tours

Admission to The Mackintosh House is free and by guided tour. Tours run throughout the day from 10.00am (11.00am on Sundays) and last approximately 30 minutes. Last tour 4.00pm (3.00pm on Sundays). Tours operate on a first come first served basis and no booking is required.

For conservation reasons, a maximum number of 12 visitors are allowed in The House at any one time.

Please note that we do not provide a group booking service.

MUSE Tour Programme

Daily tours (except Mondays) led by our student MUSEs (Museum University Student Educators). Tours last approximately 30 minutes and are free of charge. (Where there is a charge for entry to temporary exhibitions, the tour is included in the ticket price).

Hunterian Art Gallery

  • 11.15am and 2.15pm - Art Gallery Highlights
  • 12.15pm and 3.15pm - Mackintosh Architecture exhibition
  • 2.45pm - The Whistler Collection

Hunterian Museum

  • 11.30am and 1.30pm - Antonine Wall
  • 12.00pm and 2.00pm - Museum Highlights

Disruption to tour programme in December and January

1 - 19 December 2014: Due to the University Exams, tour delivery times as listed above cannot be guaranteed, though we will continue to deliver some tours with a reduced student availability.

20 December 2014 - 12 January 2015: MUSE tours suspended due to University holiday. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Tours from 13 January 2015

Hunterian Art Gallery

  • 11.30am and 2.15pm – Art Gallery Highlights Tour
  • 12.15pm and 3.00pm – Whistler Collection Tour 
  • 1.30pm – Ingenious Impressions Tour (from 7 March 2015)

Hunterian Museum

  • 11.30am and 1.30pm – Antonine Wall Tour
  • 12.00pm – Main Hall Highlights Tour
  • 2.00pm – Science History Highlights Tour

All timings are subject to change. Any variations will be posted here.