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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 3 days ago via mobile

Took friend to see this beautiful building and gardens but was disappointed that is was closed for refurbish. Won't be open until Easter. Will have to come back. The walk to it did us good though.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We manage to go the last day the conservatory was open. It was basically our backyard in Australia. Lots of Australian plants. We did a bit of exploring around the inside, lots to see and plenty of history of Glasgow. The café was closed at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank d2003buk
Reviewed 31 January 2019

A lovely walk through the gardens then lunch in the glass house. This is quite a spectacle with the beautiful glass roof filled with tropical plants. What was surprising is that there is a small museum as well. This included information about Glasgow in years...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 814Wendy
Reviewed 9 January 2019

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 31 December 2018

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 30 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

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