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The Tenement House

An authentic time capsule of life in early 20th-century Glasgow

Planning your visit

For information about planning your visit, please see the drop-down information below or our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: or telephone: 0141 333 0183.

Facilities & access

There are 15 steps with handrails to the reception desk, exhibition, shop area and toilet in the ground-floor flat, and then two full flights of stairs (20 steps) to the Tenement House on the first floor.

There is an object handling collection.

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

A Braille guidebook is available.

Children can enjoy playing with authentic household items at the handling table (and working out what they were used for) as well as taking quizzes around the house.

Large-print information sheets are available.

There’s on-street parking available with a Parking Voucher, which can be purchased at the reception desk. Parking Vouchers cost 50p per half hour, with a maximum of a one-hour stay.

Visitors with a Blue Badge car sticker may park for free.

Meter parking is available around the corner from the Tenement House.

From the black horsehair chairs, scrubbed kitchen range, household medicines and the recess beds to the working doorbell and gaslights, there’s so much to discover in this treasure trove of everyday history.

Expert guides are on hand to answer your questions and point out interesting items.

The current fashion exhibition gives further insight into Miss Toward’s life, as well as that of her mother, who worked as a dressmaker.

Opening times


Current period1 Jan–30 Jun, closed 1 Jul–31 Oct, Thurs–Mon, 10.00–17.00 1 Nov–31 Dec, closed

Entry prices

Tenement House
One adult family

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

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