Tours of The Hunterian


All Hunterian venues are now closed to the public and our exhibitions, events, talks and tours are suspended until further notice. We will continue to provide regular updates here on our website and on our social media channels: 

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MUSE Tour Programme

Tours led by our student MuSEs (Museum 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 

Gallery Tours: Tuesday - Sunday: 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm. 

Possible tours are: Whistler and the Glasgow SchoolThe Scottish Colourists or Art Gallery Highlights.

Hunterian Museum

Antonine Wall Tour: Tuesday - Saturday: 11.00am, 12 noon, 2.00pm and 3.00pm and Sundays: 12 noon, 2.00pm and 3.00pm.

Other Museum Tours: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Guides will advise at the start of the tour which tour they will give. Possible tours are: Main Hall HighlightsScience and InnovationMedical History Highlights or Dinosaurs.

Visitors should be aware that as we are dependent on student volunteers to deliver these tours, there are unfortunately times when study or work commitments hinder the guides' attendance. Naturally every attempt is made to provide cover and ensure that the tour goes ahead but it is not always possible. 

Checking tour details 
If you wish to check where and when tours are on offer, you can do so within 5 days of the planned visit date by ringing the Museum (0141 330 4221) or the Art Gallery (0141 330 5434).

The Mackintosh House

Access to the Mackintosh House is now self-guided. This change will allow more visitors to experience the Mackintosh House. 

  • Admission is £6.00/£3.00 concession.
  • Last admission 4.15pm (3.15pm on Sunday).
  • For conservation reasons, a maximum of 12 visitors are allowed in the Mackintosh House at any one time.
  • 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. 
  • Visitors should be aware that CCTV is in operation.