People's Palace

People's Palace

People's Palace and fountain pictured with Glasgow Green in the background. It is sunny

Free Entry

Donations welcome

You can donate at the venue or online.

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The People’s Palace 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.

All set against the backdrop of historic Glasgow Green.


The museum's usual opening hours are:

Monday-Thursday and Saturday: 10am-5pm

Friday and Sunday: 11am-5pm


Venue update - the lift at People's Palace is currently out of order.


Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

Accessibility guides

Read the accessibility guide for the People's Palace on AccessAble 

Further accessibility information can be found on the Euan's Guide website

Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is located to the right hand side of the building.

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome, and a water bowl can be provided.

Hearing loop

There is not a hearing assistance system.

If you use British Sign Language, you can watch a British Sign Language introduction to the People's Palace. We also run FREE BSL tours at the People's Palace. 

Wheelchair access

There is wheelchair and pram access to all public areas using the lifts and there are free wheelchairs available to hire at reception.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cafe or restaurant

There is a Coffee Stop in the People's Palace building on the ground floor adjacent to the shop. Please note that access to this space can be limited at busy times. 


There is free on-street parking at Glasgow Green. There are 6 spaces reserved for blue badge holders.

Photography and video recording

At times, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos.

Free wifi

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Use Traveline Scotland to plan your trip

By train

The museum is a 15 minute walk from Argyle Street, Bellgrove and High Street train stations.


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.


0141 276 0788

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Photograph showing a view of the People's Place taken from the east side look west onto Glasgow Green.

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