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People's Palace and Winter Gardens

Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AT, Scotland
+44 141 276 0788
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The People's Palace and Winter Gardens, set in historic Glasgow Green, the oldest public space in the city, tells the story of Glasgow and its people from 1750 to the end of the 20th century. Adjacent to the People's Palace is the extravagant and recently restored Doulton Fountain, unveiled in 1888 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AT, Scotland
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"glasgow green"
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"doulton fountain"
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"billy connolly"
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"glasgow life"
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"carpet factory"
in 19 reviews
"history museum"
in 12 reviews
"tropical plants"
in 24 reviews
"working class"
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"queen victoria"
in 13 reviews
"glass house"
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"world war"
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"east end"
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"nice cafe"
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"great place to visit"
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"small museum"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"free museum"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is FREE and I have visited it many times each year for over 70 years. We were passing and I invited my 15 year old granddaughter in to the Palace for lunch, which we enjoyed. Then to my surprise she said can we look...More

Thank charlienewlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is billed the 'Glasgow museum of Glasgow' chronicling the local history within the building. This is a free entry attraction. It also has the winter gardens which is like a green house with exotic flowers and plants on display, it also has a...More

Thank Kimmybear2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a walk along the riverside to Glasgow Green to the Peoples Palace. First time visiting and was impressed by it. Great wee cafe too. Brought back some great childhood memories.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to visit and learn about the history of Glasgow and the living conditions that people experienced in former times. Staff very helpful and friendly. Amazed that entry is free for such a collection of exhibits

1  Thank davidking126
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place that must be visited if you are in Glasgow. A real trip down memory lane. Nice shop and affordable cafe.

1  Thank James D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most charming museums I've ever been to. If you like Glasgow, you'll love this museum out on Glasgow Green. Visit Glasgow of not that long ago by viewing the "steamie," a tenement apartment, a small store. The displays are adorable,...More

1  Thank Catherine K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the museum on Tuesday 6th Feb. Had a nice lunch in the winter gardens. The museum was very interesting. There was a lot about the social history of Glasgow. Which l enjoyed . The staff where polite and friendly. If you have...More

Thank lauraschosloff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought back many memories. Very good. Nice coffee and snacks. Worth a visit allow an hour. Very pleasant staff

Thank Rory08mhor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to learn a little about the history of Glasgow from the tragic to the comic while the winter gardens are a nice place to sit or wander on a winter's day.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum itself has some great exhibits and information about the people of Glasgow, working and social changes over the years. Upper floor details about housing is particularly interesting, one of the better museums in the city to learn about this stuff and it's free!...More

1  Thank mjh0017
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Peter A
4 July 2017|
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Response from John H R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. There lots of places offering vegan option but contact the establishment direct find out. And when you go enjoy them both. John
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Lyndsay H
15 April 2017|
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Response from idleilda | Reviewed this property |
It's free but donations are welcomed.
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bettymartin3355
24 February 2017|
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Yes, but limited
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