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People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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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...more
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Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AT, Scotland
+44 141 276 0788
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful restful indoor garden....the day we were there it was being used by several designers as a backdrop for their models. They have a lovely cafe and the museum is also an interesting stop

Thank vcallie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit any day, so much to see and proper Glasgow history both inside the building, in the winter gardens and outside.

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The People's Palace was built in 1898 as a cultural centre for the working class, whose lives were otherwise devoid of opportunities for reading and recreation. Today it is a museum that illustrates the lives of the poorer members of Glasgow's society in the past...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a very tasty lunch here with the lightest, crispiest bread rolls I've tasted for a while. Friendly and interesting.

Thank BlueTongue8
Reviewed 6 days ago

My second visit, and I'd told my wife it would be the highlight of our time in Glasgow; she certainly agreed. A lovely walk through the core area and into a green area, The building itself is awesome, with a huge glassed-in atrium with a...More

1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A terrific stop on the hop on hop off bus route. The arboretum is gorgeous, a nice cafe with seating and a very interesting and informative showcase of life in Glasgow.

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a history of the working people. I am happy to see that is regular folks are represented.I just wish there was more to it.

Thank KymB202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok for a visit not a lot to see, you can visit pretty quickly there is a cafe, large greenhouse type building and small museum

Thank scotsladStirling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating look at life in Glasgow back in mainly 20th century. Stirred memories for me having been brought up in a tenement building albeit in Edinburgh. Really interesting and varied exhibits well documented and signed.

1  Thank Jambos44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good overview of different aspects of life in Glasgow in the past. Personally I would have placed more emphasis on the struggles of the working class.

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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
April 15, 2017|
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It's free but donations are welcomed.
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Yes, but limited