Tourist attractions, "Glasgow"
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Glasgow CathedralCastle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ Scotland
A stone-built church has stood on this site since 1136 and the lower church contains the shrine of St Mungo, who died around 612; however most of the present building dates from the 13th or 15th centuries, the most notable exception being the…
Riverside Museum100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
Scotland's new Museum of Transport and Travel was completed in 2011. The award-winning building by Zaha Hadid houses over 3000 objects, from bicycles and cars to a 100-ton Class 15F steam engine, built in Glasgow for South African Railways. With many…
Titan ClydebankGarth Drive, off Cart Street, Queen's Quays, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 1NX
Duntreath CastleBlanefield, Strathblane, Glasgow, G63 9AJ
Glasgow Necropolis50 Cathedral Square, Glasgow, G4 0UZ
Literally a city of the dead, this vast burial ground behind Glasgow Cathedral pays tribute to Glasgow's wealthier nineteenth-century inhabitants. Established with a view to being a kind of Scottish equivalent of Père Lachaise in Paris, it may not have…
Greenbank GardenFlenders Road, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 8RB
Less than a mile from the suburban bustle of Clarkston on the south side of Glasgow, Greenbank Garden is a tranquil celebration of the gardener’s art. Set immaculately in the grounds of a Grade-A listed Georgian House, Greenbank provides ample…
Tenement House145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow, G3 6QN
The Tenement House is a typical Victorian tenement flat of 1892, which retains all its original fittings, such as gas lamps and the splendid kitchen range. Take a nostalgic step back in time! Exhibition on tenement life.
Pacific Quaynext to Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, G51 1DA
Fairfield Farm HouseElder Park, Govan, Glasgow, G51 5AF
Newark CastlePort Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH
Pollok HousePollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT
One of the most elegant 18th century buildings in the country, this historic house features one of the best collections of Spanish art in the UK from the collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell. From April until the end of October the house comes to…
Glasgow Science Centre50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features hundreds of interactive exhibits. It also includes the ScottishPower Planetarium, Science Show Theatre, Climate Change Theatre and the 127m Glasgow Tower.
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre & GalleryTrongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD
Glasgow School of Art167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ
Glasgow School of Art is Charles Rennie Mackintosh's greatest achievement and it continues to intrigue and inspire visitors from all over the world. Still a working art school, regular guided tours let you experience this famous and fascinating…
Hunterian Museum & Art GalleryUniversity of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Scotland’s oldest public museum, founded in 1807, houses collections relating to science, medicine, archaeology, geology and more, as well as art by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (including The Mackintosh House – the reassembled interior of his home) and…
Tennent Caledonian BreweriesWellpark Brewery, 161 Duke Street, Glasgow, G31 1JD
Produced since 1885 at Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery, on the banks of the Molendinar Burn, Tennent’s lager is by far the biggest-selling lager in the Scottish market. Beer has been made on the site since 1556, making it Glasgow’s longest continually active…
Bridgeton Bus Garage76–-136 Fordneuk Street, Glasgow, G40 3AH
Location of Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust. Storage and display of approximately 100 buses, coaches and commercial vehicles. Restoration facilities. Trust membership available.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh TrailGlasgow, G20 7EL
Artist, architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Glasgow in 1868 and his legacy remains strikingly writ across the city's skyline, museums and galleries. Blending Scottish baronial influences with Art Nouveau motifs, the School of…
The Tall Ship at Riverside150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
The Glenlee is one of only five Clyde-built sailing ships still afloat, and it nearly didn't happen; launched in 1896, she carried cargo for 20 years before spending decades as a training ship for the Spanish navy. Recovered from the brink of scrapping…
Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre and Shop164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RF
The smaller of GSA's two shops is located in the newly opened Reid Building (2014), designed by Steven Holl Architects. The year-round tours of the Mackintosh building leave from here, as well as the school's summer city walking tours, 'Discover the…
Auchentoshan Distillery and Visitor CentreBy Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 4SJ
People's Palace & Winter GardensGlasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AT
The People's Palace is Glasgow's museum of social history, with exhibits and displays telling the story of the city from 1750 to the present, and a programme of talks and activities. Next door the Winter Gardens house a variety of exotic plants, while…
Provand's Lordship3 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH
The oldest house in Glasgow, and one of only four surviving medieval buildings, now restored to its 17th-century finest. There is also a medicinal garden with the intriguing Tontine Faces stone masks.