Scotland Street School Museum

Scotland Street School Museum was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and offers a fascinating glimpse into schooldays of the past.

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About Scotland Street School Museum

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Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education in Glasgow, Scotland, in the district of Tradeston. It is located in a former school built by Charles Rennie Mackintosh between 1903 and 1906. The building is one of Glasgow's foremost architectural attractions. It is located next to the Shields Road subway station.

During the building's construction, Mackintosh frequently battled the school board about the design (the board wanted a less expensive design). The total cost for the building was £34,291, which was over budget. The building features a pair of windowed Scottish baronial style tower staircases. The school, which also served Tradeston, was designed for an enrolment of 1,250. However, by the 1970s the area was experiencing urban decay, and the school's enrolment fell to under 100. The school closed in 1979.

Mackintosh based the design of the school on Rowallan Castle in Ayrshire and Falkland Palace.

Upcoming Events at Scotland Street School Museum

Make Your Own Castle Coaster

Make Your Own Castle Coaster

24th February 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on February 24th and make your own exciting pop-up picture!
Horrible Heedie Tours

Horrible Heedie Tours

25th February 2018
Join this interactive tour at Scotland Street School Museum and find out what school was like in the old days!
Secret Sunday Cinema Club

Secret Sunday Cinema Club

25th February 2018
Come along to Scotland Street School Museum for a family favourite movie each Sunday at 11.30am & 2pm!
Grow A Grass Heid

Grow A Grass Heid

3rd March 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, make your own grass heid, take it home and watch it grow!
Make Your Own Sycamore Spinner

Make Your Own Sycamore Spinner

4th March 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in and make your own sycamore spinner!
Secret Sunday Cinema Club

Secret Sunday Cinema Club

4th March 2018
Come along to Scotland Street School Museum for a family favourite movie each Sunday at 11.30am & 2pm!
Henna Art with artist Khansa Aslam

Henna Art with artist Khansa Aslam

10th March 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, make your own henna art canvas inspired by Asian culture on March 10th!
Secret Sunday Cinema Club

Secret Sunday Cinema Club

11th March 2018
Come along to Scotland Street School Museum for a family favourite movie each Sunday at 11.30am & 2pm!
Horrible Heedie Tours

Horrible Heedie Tours

11th March 2018
Join this interactive tour at Scotland Street School Museum and find out what school was like in the old days!
Join In With The Big Bean Stalk Race!

Join In With The Big Bean Stalk Race!

17th March 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on March 17th and make your own beanstalk!
The CRM Building Tour

The CRM Building Tour

18th March 2018
New for 2018, the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Building Tour explores the story of Mackintosh and Scotland Street School!
Secret Sunday Cinema Club

Secret Sunday Cinema Club

18th March 2018
Come along to Scotland Street School Museum for a family favourite movie each Sunday at 11.30am & 2pm!
Make Your Own Pop Up Forest

Make Your Own Pop Up Forest

24th March 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, pop-in and make your own pop-up forest on March 24th!
Secret Sunday Cinema Club

Secret Sunday Cinema Club

25th March 2018
Come along to Scotland Street School Museum for a family favourite movie each Sunday at 11.30am & 2pm!
Horrible Heedie Tours

Horrible Heedie Tours

25th March 2018
Join this interactive tour at Scotland Street School Museum and find out what school was like in the old days!
Make Your Own Sycamore Spinner

Make Your Own Sycamore Spinner

1st April 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in and make your own sycamore spinner!

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