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Sightseeing and landmarks in Glasgow

History museums

Museum
“Museum of all things transport with great insight into Glasgow life in times gone by. Set on the River Clyde. Good cafe. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
History Museum
“Only a short walk from the flat this beautiful tenement flat is as the day it was built. a great insight to early Glasgow living”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
“Great to reminisce all the old cars from childhood! A great museum, plus it's free!”
  • 2 locals recommend
History Museum
“See more than 2500 exhibits in 14 galleries, walk amongst Scotland’s footballing legends in the Hall Of Fame and take the Stadium tour”
  • 2 locals recommend

Historic sites

Pedestrian Plaza
“Location of the famous statue of the Duke of Wellington, always with a cone on his head. For some reason, it is a symbol of Glasgow.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Nearest train station with regular trains to the city centre in 12 minutes.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Merchant Square is situated in the heart of Merchant City and is its eating and drinking hub.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Historic Site
“If you want to see some Charles Rennie Mackintosh then obviously there are some fantastic buildings and museums that will do you proud, but Queens Cross Church is just round the corner (corner of Garscube Road and Maryhill Road), and is usually open at the weekend if you want to pop in for a look-see – and of course it’s lovely.”
  • 1 local recommends
Historic Site
“Local train station, 10 mins into the Glasgow Central and very regular trains - I don't drive so it's how I get about!”
  • 1 local recommends

Libraries

Art Gallery
“Great collection of modern art and also Scottish contemporary art. Find local artists and browse artworks for sale. Galleries in Glasgow are FREE ENTRY. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Library
“Landmark, domed public library with over 1 million reference books, free wi-fi, a cafe and a theatre. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Library
“Good selection of books and audio books, free computers and wifi, plus maps and what's on guides. Also has a children's reading room and activity centre.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Library
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“Housed in the former Bridgeton library, The Glasgow Women's Library is a fantastic institution being the only accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events & learning opportunities.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
  • 1 local recommends
Library
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“Your bus stop to/from Glasgow Int Airport (Service number 77). Library also offers a peaceful place to work - and free wifi.”
  • 2 locals recommend