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…
Glasgow Science Centre50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Situated on the site of the 1988 Garden Festival, Glasgow's £75 million Science Centre features Scotland's first IMAX cinema with an 80 by 60ft screen, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for youngsters to learn about science and technology through…
Riverside Museum100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
A rebooted version of the Transport Museum housed in a cutting edge piece of architecture by Zaha Hadid. The recently acquired South African locomotive is the largest exhibit in the Glasgow Museums’ collection.
Titan ClydebankGarth Drive, off Cart Street, Queen's Quays, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 1NX
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
This walled garden, tucked away in the Glasgow suburbs, contains a wealth of interesting plants and flowers as well as woodland walks, a glasshouse and water displays. The garden's house, an 18th century tobacco merchant's home, is open for viewing on…
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.
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 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…
Fairfield Farm HouseElder Park, Govan, Glasgow, G51 5AF
Newark CastlePort Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH
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.
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre & GalleryTrongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD
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…
Glengoyne DistilleryDumgoyne, Near Killearn, Glasgow, G63 9LB
Glengoyne is one of Scotland’s prettiest distilleries, a whitewashed beacon nestling under the Campsies that, behind its main buildings, hides a 50ft waterfall. There’s a range of tours for different levels of interest and expertise –- you can try…
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…
Auchentoshan Distillery and Visitor CentreBy Dalmuir, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 4SJ
The Tall Ship at Riverside150 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
Step aboard the Glenlee, one of only five Clyde-built ships still afloat today. Learn about the maritime history of the area through talks, tours and costume days.
Clean Plates CaféMaryhill Burgh Halls, 10–24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE
Maryhill, for so long the runner-up in the west-end chic stakes, has a new focal point these days: the restored Burgh Halls complex, famous for their late 19th-century stained-glass panels depicting contemporary trades but which now comprises everything…
People's Palace & Winter GardensGlasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AT
Located on Glasgow Green, the Palace gives an insight into how the people of Glasgow lived from the 1750s to the late 20th century, while next door the Winter Gardens house exotic plants and a café.
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.
The HubPacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA Scotland
Pacific Quaynext to Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, G51 1DA Scotland
Pollok Visitor CentrePollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT Scotland
SeaforceGlasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8QQ Scotland
Beating an open top bus tour hands down, Seaforce offers white knuckle rides along the Clyde in a high speed powerboat. Boats leave from the Tall Ship at the SECC, and excursions range from the whistle stop Clyde Ride taking half an hour at £6 (£3…