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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my trip to the People's Palace. Fascinating exhibitions and a wonderful fountain out the front. Had light refreshements in the cafe - nothing special but good enough.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MsC180
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a extremely interesting museum telling the history of Glasgow. The gardens and park are nice to walk round too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Deborah O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place , we loved every minute and had a few laughs during our trip down memory lane , I would highly recommend and will definitely visit again the cafe is a lovely place to sit and relax too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank P2942ESpaulineb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit and I was really impressed, the museum is well laid out, compact and very interesting. Really gives you a look at Glasgow and the people over the years. Very good interactive displays, even kept the teenagers interested too! Set in a great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank E9286FOkeithw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a super visit, having not been for a few decades, but sadly the museum is away to close for 3 months and the Winter Gardens indefinitely. We visited early on a quiet Monday morning, and found ourselves still there at 1.30pm!! It was all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Larsonsmummy
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Great glass houses with a good selection of tropical plants, and lots of useful info about Glasgow through the years in the attached museum. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gingerjudith
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Glasgow has become one of the finest cities in the United Kingdom and a European City of Culture. To understand the true history of Glasgow and it’s people, one must visit The People’s Palace. A visit to this attraction, will provide you with a snapshot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barb M
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

So pleased we visited the People’s Palace - packed with social history - so interesting and in a great park

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank juliewhelan2016
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Took a walk out from the city centre on a cold Sunday afternoon. Well worth the effort. The attached gardens are nice but not interesting to me. However there was a cafe and lots of children. More a fun and activity place. The main building...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Comp21
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Its well worth going to,such a lot of history of Glasgow in the early 20th century,especially about the tenements.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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It's free but donations are welcomed.
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Yes, but limited