Provand's Lordship

Built in 1471, this is the oldest remaining house in Glasgow, with a fascinating collection of medieval furniture. Now reopened after a £1.6 million repair programme.
About Provand's Lordship
exterior of Provand's Lordship a medieval building on a street opposite St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art blue sky behind

Provand’s Lordship, the oldest house in Glasgow, has reopened after a £1.6 million repair and improvement programme. 


Provand’s Lordship was built in 1471. It is one of only four surviving medieval buildings in Glasgow. 

A visit to Provand's Lordship offers an opportunity to step back in time. Discover what life was like in the city 500 years ago.

To mark our reopening we have a full programme of family friendly activities that celebrate the history of the house including music and song performance from the court of James V and Mary Queen of Scots, dress up in traditional period costume and storytelling.

Be part of the next chapter of this iconic building's history and plan your visit today.

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Photo credit -  Tom Manley Photography

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