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The Tenement House

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The Tenement House is a National Trust for Scotland property in Glasgow's City Centre. With 1982 original features it provides a rare glimpse into life in Glasgow in the early 20th century. The house, lived in by Miss Agnes Toward for over half a...more
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Tenement House 145 Buccleuch Street | To avoid the steep hill walk from Renfrew Street to Buccleuch Street, Glasgow G3 6QN, Scotland
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All reviewsmiddle classnational truststep back in timegas lightsbuccleuch streetexhibition downstairshousehold itemssingle womanon hand to answer any questionsthe ground floorlast centuryfascinating insightinformative staffsmall exhibitiontheir livesbrought back memoriesworth a visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting Miss Toward's flat was on our Must Do list when my entire family visited Glasgow last month. My father, now 80, lived in a 'single end' during the 40s and 50s and was very keen to show us what his home had been like...More

Thank lizzy7
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited after reading reviews-situated on hill with great city views.History of house & lady who lived there on ground floor with 4 rooms to view-if you enjoy period decor & details you'll love this.Bathroom, kitchen, bedroom & living room in original state.Room guides provide answers...More

Thank Salutati0n
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife's mother, grandparents and great-grandparents all lived in a Glasgow tenement, and coming here was a unique opportunity to get a feel for what that was like. Even though this tenement unit was occupied by a single lady (vs. the large families who occupied...More

Thank Erik R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife visited here with great excitement and anticipation of a true look at a Dublin Town House throughout the decades, our guide Tracy was very knowledgeable and full of stories to entertain us. Thoroughly enjoyed and recommended.

1  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a remarkable place, definitely worth making the trip. Visited on Thursday afternoon. From the very warm and kind welcome from the lovely lady at the desk to the fascinating rooms. A real piece of social history. A must see!

Thank 250Pete
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I visited this place on a recent trip from the US. What a neat step back in time. This place may be a tad hard to find from main roads but well worth finding! It is really great that this place has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Tenement House to step back in time and see what the building was like. Very friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. Don’t miss this SNT treasure.

Thank taffUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit. Brought back memories of things we used before all the modern technology. Brought back memories of family members now gone. Friendly, informative staff can tell you all about the various objects in the house.

1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oil lights still provides only light inside (exc bathroom). Wonderful flat lived in by Agnes for 50+ years and restored to stage she left. She had hardly modernised it too. Great guides inside to explain and add interesting history. Really well done info boards tell...More

Thank dr8484
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in having seen this on trip advisor. What an amazing place. Literally stepping back in time but with the help of friendly very helpful guides. Highly recommended!

Thank Mick B
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jgalj47
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Response from Carolecazbay | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure about that. I would advise joining Visit Scotland as a Member. You can then visit lots of venues throughout the year. It is well worth the membership fee. Other places nearby are Pollock House, Holmwood... More
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jgalj47
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Response from outandabout2007 | Reviewed this property |
no need to be warned parking very limited and the trust token service not dependable
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21 February 2015|
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Response from SomeRandomBinty | Reviewed this property |
The house is open from 1st March to 31st October between 1pm and 5pm, with the last admission being at 4.30pm. Last summer, however, during July and August, they were open from 11am on Friday and Saturday. I'm not sure if... More
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