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People's Palace and Winter Gardens

Greens, Templeton St, Glasgow G40 1AT, UK

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About People's Palace and Winter Gardens

Opened in 1898, People's Palace and Winter Gardens is a museum and glasshouse. At the time of its inception, the building was located in the most unhealthy and over crowded part of the city and it was intended to provide a cultural centre for the people. From the 1940s, it has been the museum of social history, shocasing the story of the people and the city of Glasgow from 1750 to present.



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Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew1.1km from People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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St. Mungo Museum Of Religious Life & Art1.24km from People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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