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Glasgow Attractions

There is such a vast selection of tourist attractions in Glasgow that there is sure to be something for the whole family to enjoy. With popular venues in the city centre and on the outskirts for you to take pleasure in. Whether you are looking for Glasgow thrills and exhilaration, Glasgow history and art, exhibitions, or animals and wildlife, tourists will not have to look far in Glasgow, one of Scotland's most significant cities.

 
City Chambers

City Chambers

In the very heart of Glasgow stands one of the city's most important and prestigious buildings – the City Chambers. A grand and imposing edifice overlooking George Square, the City Chambers is an impressive symbol of Glasgow's political strength and historical wealth. Completed in 1888, the City Chambers has for over a hundred years been the headquarters of successive councils serving the City of Glasgow.

Hotels near City Chambers
Glasgow Central Boutique Suites and Bistro from £50.00
Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Theatreland3 starfrom £48.00
Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland4 starfrom £60.00
The Z Hotel Glasgow from £35.00
Premier Inn Glasgow City - Buchanan Galleries3 starfrom £78.00
 
The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour

The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour

The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour is one of Glasgow's leading visitor attractions. Whether you are looking for an educational day out or a fun place to explore The Tall Ship has it all. From Pirates and Mermaids to exhibitions and conferences you can be sure that The Tall Ship has something for everyone! One of the cheapest days out in Glasgow - The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour can offer a family of four an exciting day for less than a tenner!!!

Hotels near The Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour
Crowne Plaza Glasgow4 starfrom £64.00
Minerva Way Finnieston from £75.00
No.15 Boutique Bed And Breakfast from £135.00
Argyll Hotel3 starfrom £33.00
Smiths Hotel from £25.00
 
People's Palace And Winter Gardens

People's Palace And Winter Gardens

The People's Palace is Glasgow's social history museum and a chance to see the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the present. You can see paintings, prints and photographs displayed alongside a wealth of historic artefacts, film and computer interactives. There is: dancing and holidaying; home life during the Second World War; and a trip to the steamie to get the clothes washed. Visit the 'single end' and discover how a family lived in this typical one-room Glasgow tenement family home of the 1930s. See the amazing banana boots worn by Billy Connolly on stage in the 1970s. Have a look at the Glassford family portrait and find out the history of this painting of a tobacco lord and his family and why one figure was painted out. Discover the political history of the city through some of the superb and unique banners on display.

 
Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre

The Glasgow Science Centre promotes science and technology through fun and inspiring experiences for all the family. With a wide range of exhibits, live shows and workshops it is sure to inspire you to explore a deeper understanding of the world around you. The IMAX cinema, with a screen larger than a five-a-side football pitch and an incredible digital sound system, shows 2D and 3D films to thrill and amaze you. Shows cover many different aspects of science and technology, from alien adventures in outer space, to pre-historic life on earth, to cutting-edge 3D animation, enjoy one of the most exciting ways to experience learning.

Hotels near Glasgow Science Centre
Crowne Plaza Glasgow4 starfrom £64.00
Minerva Way Finnieston from £75.00
QE3 Glasgow Apartment from £100.00
Campanile Hotel Glasgow SECC3 starfrom £29.00
Riverside Apartment Ilie Gardens from £79.00
 

Other Attraction near Glasgow

  • Club tour of Celtic F.C - The Celtic Visitor centre allows fans to look back on the clubs history, through a range of informative exhibitions and auditorium.
  • The Lighthouse - The Lighthouse gives you the opportunity to submerge yourself in six floors of unparalleled Architecture and Design.
  • Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery - The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery hosts a vast display of local history, art, anatomy and zoology collections.