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The Tenement House
Glasgow Top 1 in Local History

4.6/5
19 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow, G3 6QN
Phone: +44-141-3330183

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  • CZFRichardson
    CZFRichardson
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    Well worth a visit

    My partner and I are Trust members and have visited this site several times. We went once again to show visiting family around. It is an amazing living museum full of treasures and the use of the orig...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604914475000+0800)/
  • bravot603
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    Glasgow tenement life

    Great welcome from the staff as we arrived. Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity of insight into life in the tenements of Glasgow. We were pleasantly surprised to be able to use our English National Tru...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584682372000+0800)/
  • lovetheunexpected
    lovetheunexpected
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    very interesting & well presented

    such an interesting place to visit, you can really see how Miss Toward lived, the guide was super helpful & well informed. Loved that they still have to light up the gas lamps every day. Highly recomm...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584236600000+0800)/
  • TheRealJimmyGalaxy
    TheRealJimmyGalaxy
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    Social History at its Best

    Staffed mostly by volunteers but they are still super friendly and knowledgeable. A fascinating look back in time to see how people lived. Really captures the human story of the city of Glasgow. I’d s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584147089000+0800)/
  • MadalynH7
    MadalynH7
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    Very interesting

    A relatively small site, but full of interesting history regarding the development of tenements in Glasgow and a delightful 4 room dislay of largely original artefacts

    Reviewed on /Date(1581744828000+0800)/

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Introduction

The Tenement House reflects the middle-class lifestyle in the city of Glasgow during the late 19th century and early 20th century. The owner and his family have lived here for over fifty years. The interior contains a distinctive bed, with kitchen furniture featuring designs of the time period. It is a very interesting destination. The basement hosts an additional exhibition room, and the site attracts many tourists.
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