2 Events at Tenement House

  • Spirits of the Tenements

    Dates:Thu 27 Oct Location:Tenement House

    An evening tour of the Tenement House followed by a performance by 'Murray the Mindreader' in the gas-lit parlour.


    Enter the close and ascend the stairs to find yourself back in the era of the fortune tellers and mediums of late Victorian and early 20th century Glasgow. Enjoy a tour of the Tenement House before entering the parlour, where Murray, a professional mindreader, astrologer and psychic to a number of newspapers awaits. Murray will demonstrate techniques used by the fortune tellers of the time, including tricks, palmistry and crystal gazing.


    Dates & Times:

    • 27 Oct 2016 : 19:00 - 21:00



    For further information please call 0141 333 0183
  • Halloween fun Halloween Fun

    Halloween fun

    Dates:Fri 28 Oct - Mon 31 Oct Location:Tenement House

    Creepy crafts and exciting activities.


    Join us for a weekend of crafts and a trail around the House, suitable for children of all ages.

    Dates & Times:

    • 28 Oct 2016 - 31 October 2016 : 13:00 - 17:00


    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.


    For further information please call 0141 333 0183


    No booking required

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.

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Opening times & Prices

21 Oct
  • House: 13.00 - 17.00
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  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £6.50
  • Family: £16.50
  • 1 Parent: £11.50
  • Concession: £5.00

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 4 Star