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Tenement House
Tenement House

Tenement House

145 Buccleuch Street , Glasgow, United Kingdom, G3 6QN

The basics

The Tenement House is designed to be explored independently. Travelers can make their way through the flat at their own pace, examining the many everyday items displayed inside, from medicines to cleaning products to household bills. Staff are situated throughout the house and are on hand to answer any questions visitors may have about the items on show. The Tenement House is accessible via hop-on hop-off bus tours of Glasgow.

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Things to know before you go

  • The Tenement House is a must for history-keen travelers and families, with child-friendly activities, including a handling table full of objects that can be touched, on offer.
  • The site is not wheelchair or stroller friendly with stepped access only.
  • There is a shop, accessible restrooms, and pay and display parking at the site. 
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How to get there

The Tenement House is situated on Buccleuch Street in Garnethill, and is a 10-minute walk from Charing Cross train station and Cowcaddens subway station. Walking from Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow’s main shopping street, takes about 10 minutes. 

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When to get there

The Tenement House welcomes most visitors between March and October. Weekends are busier, so come midweek to avoid crowds. The Tenement House usually closes between Christmas and New Year’s. 

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Insights into Glasgow Life

To see another side of Glasgow life—that of the wealthy upper classes—visit Pollok House. Set on grounds that spread across some 355 acres (144 hectares), this 1852-built mansion, once owned by the Stirling Maxwell family, is now a public attraction, with visitors coming to explore its grand rooms, the servants’ quarters, and Sir William Stirling Maxwell’s impressive collection of Spanish art, which includes pieces by Goya and El Greco. 

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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