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People's Palace and Winter Gardens
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Ranked #23 of 287 things to do in Glasgow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

A great place to visit. Full of the history of Glasgow and what life was like through the years. The single end was eye opening, makes you appreciate the living standards we have today.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Great for getting a better understanding for how life in Glasgow was and is. The greeenhouse is also gorgeous and the cafe has a decent selection cafes and sandwiches.

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Reviewed March 12, 2013

It is a well-organized museum with plenty of history ranging from 1800 to the present day. This is a must see because one learns a lot from that type of history. Also for the alder generation is down memory lane

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Reviewed March 8, 2013

What a surprise this place is! The story of life in Glasgow is absolutely fascinatingand brings todays living standards into sharp focus and makes you realise how fortunate we are now.

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Reviewed March 5, 2013

loads of history and a lovely place to visit - even better as it is free. in a great area for walking on a good day (it chucked it down on the day we went!)

Thank kirktonlass
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