Museums People's Palace
|Mon||10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Tue||10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Wed||10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Thu||10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Fri||11:00am - 5:00pm|
|Sat||10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Sun||11:00am - 5:00pm|
The People’s Palace is set in historic Glasgow Green. It is home to a collection of objects, photographs, prints and film which give a unique view into how Glaswegians lived, worked and played in years gone by to the present day.
Winter Gardens and Doulton Fountain
The Winter Gardens are set to the side of the People's Palace where you can wander among the exotic palms and plants or enjoy a coffee or lunch at the café. Outside, you can admire the restored Doulton Fountain and relax in the beautiful surroundings of Glasgow Green, Glasgow's oldest public outdoor space.
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- Guide and assistance dogs are welcome
- There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts and there are free wheelchairs available to hire at reception
- If you have any further access requirements, please call us and we will try our best to accommodate them.
- You can find further access information for this venue on the DisabledGo website.
- If you use British Sign Language, you can watch a British Sign Language introduction to the People's Palace.
- Download a People's Palace Floor Plan
- There is a cafe in the Winter Gardens and outdoor picnic areas
- The building has free wifi
- There is a regular programme of special activities - see the What's On section for more details.
- There is free on street parking at Glasgow Green
- There are 6 spaces reserved for blue badge holders
How to get here
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By train - the museum is a 15 minute walk from Argyle Street, Bellgrove and High Street train stations.
Subway - the nearest subway station is St Enoch.
By bus - First Bus services 18, 64 and 263 stop on London Road, with services 2, 40, 60, 61, 240 and 255 stop on Gallowgate. All these services are within a couple of minutes walk to the People's Palace.
The People's Palace is a four star Visit Scotland visitor attraction.
Here at Glasgow’s social history museum, you’ll learn about the story of the people and city from 1750 to the end of the 20th century.Find out more