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The Lighthouse

Contact The Lighthouse

  • Phone 0141 276 5365

What is it?

The Lighthouse, Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture, is a multipurpose visitor centre in the heart of Glasgow city centre.

The Lighthouse acts as a beacon for the creative industries in Scotland promoting design and architecture through a series of exhibitions, talks, workshops and events. The Lighthouse Late runs twice a year and provide a fantastic platform for up and coming bands, emerging designers, craftspeople and other creative industry sector talent as well as new film makers.

Permanent exhibitions

Visit The Mackintosh Interpretation Centre, a permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a must see exhibition for any Mackintosh enthusiast. Climb the 136 stairs to the top of the Mackintosh tower or take the lift to the Viewing Platform on level 6 for wonderful views across Glasgow.

Who's it for?

The Lighthouse is open to the public and many areas are accessible by wheelchair and pram, full details can be found in the Access Policy document which can be found under related documents.

What are the opening hours?

Free Entry

Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 10.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 5.00pm

The Lighthouse
11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow G1 2NU


Contact The Lighthouse

  • Phone 0141 276 5365

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