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The Tenement House

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

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit to the Tenement House – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.

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.

3G/4G coverage

There are 15 steps with handrails to the reception desk, exhibition, shop area and toilet in the ground-floor flat.

Baby changing
Bike route

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.

Guided tour

Large-print information sheets are available.

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

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

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.

Touch tours

Opening times


Please note the house is also open on Wed 22 and Wed 29 June.

7 Jan–28 Feb, Fri–Sun, 10.00–17.00 (last entry 16.00) Current period1 Mar–30 Jun, Thu–Mon, 10.00–17.00 (last entry 16.00) 1 Jul–23 Dec, daily, 10.00–17.00 (last entry 16.00) 24 Dec–6 Jan 2023, closed

Entry prices

Tenement House
Young Scot
One adult family

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50