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Provand's Lordship

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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

Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RB

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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.

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Accessible toilets

Baby feeding

Guidedog friendly

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Hearing loop

If you use British Sign Language, you can watch a British Sign Language introduction to Provand's Lordship.

Parking

Pay and display parking and free disabled parking is available in the car park on Castle Street.

Photography and video recording

Additional information

You can find further access information for this venue on the DisabledGo website and Euan's Guide website.

Provand's Lordship floor plan

Visit Scotland four star Visit Scotland visitor attraction

Green tourism business scheme bronze award

Cafe

There is an outdoor picnic area and a cafe across the road at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. 

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.

At Provand's Lordship you can step back into Glasgow's past in the only house to survive from the medieval city. Provand's Lordship has been extensively restored to give a real flavour of life in medieval Glasgow. This film aims to give you a flavour of this unique building and its contents.

‘Away for the Day with Glasgow Museums’ is a booklet full of free family fun. Download the booklet to try something new together as a family.

There is a page for each of our museums. You will find activities, suggestions of family-friendly displays to explore, and ideas for what else there is to see and do nearby.

Families who are new to Glasgow Museums and families who have visited our museums before helped to create this booklet – there are top tips inside.

Glasgow Museums belong to you. You and your family are welcome here. We understand that all families have different interests and needs, and we aim to help you to get what you want from your visit.

Have fun and don’t forget to collect your sticker from reception!

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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