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Provand's Lordship exterior of building

Museums Provand's Lordship

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon Closed
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

Contact

0141 276 1625
museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

Provand’s Lordship was built in 1471. It is one of only four surviving medieval buildings in Glasgow. The “auld hoose” is furnished with a fine selection of 17th-century historic furniture and royal portraits. Step back into medieval Glasgow with a visit to this fascinating building.

Behind the building sits the St Nicholas Garden, a herb garden which is an oasis of calm, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Hearing loop
Baby feeding
Photography and video recording

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Access Information:

  • Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.
  • Due to the nature of Provand’s Lordship, the oldest dwelling house in Glasgow, wheelchair and buggy access is confined to the ground floor only.
  • 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 Provand's Lordship.

Venue Information

  • Download a Provand's Lordship floor plan
  • There is an outdoor picnic area and a cafe across the road at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. 
  • There is a regular programme of special activities - see the What's On section for more details.
  • Pay and display parking and free disabled parking is available in the car park on Castle Street.

How to get here

Use Traveline Scotland to plan your trip

By train - the nearest local train station is High Street.

By bus - First Bus services 19, 19A, 38, 57 and 57A all stop near the house.

On foot - The house is located in the city centre, a short walk from Buchanan Street and Argyle Street. It is opposite St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art and Glasgow Cathedral.

Accreditations

  • Visit Scotland four star Visit Scotland visitor attraction 
  • Green tourism business scheme bronze award

 

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Location

Provand's Lordship

Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RB

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What to see at Provand's Lordship

There's lots to see and enjoy at Glasgow's oldest house.

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Provand's Lordship Tontine head