Glasgow – Day 3

On our last day of sightseeing in Glasgow we decided to visit the Scotland Street School Museum, which covers education in Scotland from the late 19th century to the late 20th century.  The school building was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, so even though we didn’t get to see his house (see Glasgow-Day 2 post), we still got to see one of his buildings.

On our way there, we had some fun with the paintings on the walls surrounding the Tennent Caledonian Brewery. 🙂

Then we passed by some super cool, “nature in the city” paintings on a couple buildings in the city center.

Model of the Scotland Street School. Checking out interactive exhibits and looking at the architect’s designs for the building.

 

Beautiful stained glass windows in the school.

 

The different types of work taught and learned during school.

L met a friend in the boys’ stairwell.  (The girls’ stairwell was on the other side.)

G assuming the role of a 19th century teacher. Poor L.

Trying on uniforms from the 40s on the left and G in a Victorian-style uniform on the right.

Taking the subway back to the city center disguised as Charles Rennie Mackintosh!

The next morning, we packed up and headed to the train station.  Next stop: London!

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2 Replies to “Glasgow – Day 3

  1. London can only mean Chunnel to Paris, which points strongly to…a French finale (barring you all selling Girl Scout cookies in Feb to extend your stay indefinitely!)–? So fun to guess as you leave us hanging. Loved the wall paintings and school kids in this post!

  2. Hi. Looks like you had fun in Glasgow and managed to do loads of sightseeing in a short space of time. Didn’t realise some of the museums would be closed on Mondays. Sorry!
    Your trip to London looked fab. So much to see and do. We’re going to visit on the train in Feb too. Kids have never been. Tell L we are going to the Making of Harry Potter studio tour. So excited!

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