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The Merchants House of Glasgow

15 September 2018 (Sat 10am-3pm (last entry at 2.30pm))

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

The Merchants House is a Glasgow institution, constituted in 1605. Still serving its original purpose of charitable giving to the city, visitors can learn more about its charitable work while admiring its well-preserved historic city centre offices.�

We offer a unique experience with all being welcomed equally. View portraits of our Ex Lord Dean's of Guild - second citizen of the city of Glasgow, and view items from our original building dating back to 1605.


Parking: Around George’s Square and NCP carpark on West George Street.

Accessibility: the lift facility is of a small nature and wheelchairs may not be able to fit inside.

Parts of the building are privately rented and are unavailable

Key Information

Architect: John Burnet; John Burnet Jnr, (Glasgow)

Building Date: 1874-8; 1907-8

Doors Open Day 2018:

A few of our Directors will be on hand to chat to about the building and the charitable work that we do. Watch our DVD which provides a further insight into the Merchants House of Glasgow.

Sat 10am-3pm (last entry at 2.30pm)

Booking not required

  • 7 West George Street
  • Glasgow
  • G2 1BA