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.
For visitors who use British Sign Language, our video below provides welcome information to the museum. This video will give you introductory information for the museum including details on our collection and how you can get involved with events at this museum. An International Sign Language Version will be available soon.
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.
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.