The Tenement House provides a rare glimpse into life in Glasgow in the early 20th century, in the faithfully restored four-room house lived in by Miss Agnes Toward for over half a century.
See what it meant to be an ‘independent woman’ in the first half of the 20th century; experience how ordinary folk lived, and appreciate how many of the household amenities we now take for granted were considered luxuries less than a century ago.
Authentic gas lighting has been installed to recreate the atmosphere of the house, which didn’t have electric lighting until 1960.
An exhibition on the ground floor makes the most of Miss Toward’s extensive personal archive, providing a valuable time capsule for visitors today.
The Tenement House is very excited to be participating in Doors Open Day on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September 2016 - opening each of these days from 10am to 5pm.
Access to the House will be by guided tour only on these days, with tours at 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 1pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm and 4pm each day.
Places must be booked in advance. Booking opens on Wednesday 24th August at 10am. Please phone 0141 333 0183 to book your place, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.