Peoples Palace

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Peoples Palace: Glasgow's social history museum and a chance to see the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the present. Exhibits on dancing and holidaying, home life during the Second World War, a trip to the steamie to get the clothes washed, visit the 'single end' and discover how a family lived in this typical one-room Glasgow tenement family home of the 1930s, see banana boots worn by Billy Connolly on stage in the 1970s, have a look at the Glassford family portrait and find out the history of this painting of a tobacco lord and his family and why one figure was painted out, discover the political history of the city through some of the superb and unique banners on display. Attached to the People's Palace is the Winter Gardens, an elegant Victorian glasshouse where there are tropical plants and Doulton Fountain which is a terracotta fountain.

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Popularity rank: #3146
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Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, Great Britain, UK, Europe
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Winter Gardens, Doulton Fountain

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Bus

First Bus services 16, 18, 40, 61, 62, 64, and 263 all stop near Glasgow Green.

Subway

Fifteen minutes' walk from St Enoch Subway station.

Admission

Opening times:
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0011:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0011:00 - 17:00
*Closed 25-26 December & 1-2 January.

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Free

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Address: People's Palace and Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G40 1AT, UK
Phone: +44 141 276 0788
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