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  • Easter Fun Easter Events

    Easter Fun

    Dates:Fri 25 Mar - Mon 28 Mar Location:Tenement House

    Join us for a weekend of fun as we celebrate Easter at the Tenement House. There will be a range of crafts and activities for children of all ages.


    See if you can spot the Easter eggs hidden around the property and get creative at our craft table.

    Dates & Times:

    • 25 Mar 2016 - 28 March 2016 : 13:00 - 17:00


    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.


    For further information please call 0141 333 0183

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.

Tenement House Guidebook

Tenement House Guidebook

On the first floor of an ordinary red sandstone tenement in Buccleuch Street, Glasgow lies a real time capsule. The Tenement House was once the home of shorthand typist Miss Agnes Toward, who lived here for more than …

Tenement House Guidebook£3.00

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Opening times & Prices

11 Feb
  • House: Closed
Opening times are for today Use the buttons to change date or see all dates in calendar.
  • 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