Glasgow and Hunterian Museum
situated about 2 miles northwest of
Images of the Univesity, Museums
The Unversity of Glasgow was founded
in 1451 by Bishop William Turnbull,
with the first classes taken in the
Glasgow Cathedral buildings. This is
the second oldest University in
Scotland, after St Andrews. The
University buildings expanded over the
following centuries into a huge complex
next to Glasgow Cathedral. This present
University of Glasgow building, on the
west side of Glasgow, was completed in
1870. Nothing of the Old University
The Museums in the University
buildings are the Hunterian Museum,
Hunterian Art Gallery, Mackintosh
House, and the Zoology Museum.
The Hunterian Museum, is Scotland's
oldest public Museum with displays such
as: Scottish mineral treasures,
dinosaurs, fossils, world culture, and
The image above was taken from the
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
The University is on the Tour Bus route
Google Map . Postcode: G12 8QQ .
Tel: 0 141 330 2000 .
FREE Admission .