About People's Palace

About People's Palace


the People's Palace

The People’s Palace, set in historic Glasgow Green, tells the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the end of the 20th century.
 Explore the city’s social history through a wealth of historic artefacts, paintings, prints and photographs, film and interactive computer displays. Get a wonderful insight into how Glaswegians lived, worked and played in years gone by. 

Welcome Video

 For visitors who use British Sign Language or International Sign Language our videos below provide welcome information to the museum. These videos will give you introductory information for the museum including details on our collection and how you can get involved with events at this museum.​​



The People’s Palace will be undergoing a phased refurbishment over the next few years, and some of the exhibits may be temporarily closed during this time. If you wish to see something in particular, please get in touch in advance of your visit to confirm it is on display. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.


Winter Gardens

In the adjacent Winter Gardens 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 attractive surroundings of Glasgow Green, the oldest public space in Glasgow.
Glasgow Life Logo