People's Palace and Winter Gardens

People's Palace and Winter Gardens
Glasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AT
  • Telephone 0141 276 0788
  • Opening times Palace: Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm; Winter Gardens: closed until further notice for repairs.
  • Admission Free.
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People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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. The museum was opened in 1898 by the Earl of Rosebery and was intended to provide a cultural centre for the people of East Glasgow. It features a collection of objects, photographs, prints and film which show how Glaswegians lived, worked and played in past and present years.

Next door the Winter Gardens house a variety of exotic plants, while outdoors you can find Glasgow Green, the city's oldest park, featuring the spectacular Doulton Fountain.

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Take Me Out

2 Apr 2009

From cycling, pirate ships, dolphin watching and woodland walks to face-painting, castles, beaches and alien designs, Anna Millar handpicks some of the finest days out and events this Easter, whether you’re a big or a little kid

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