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Visit To Necropolis Glasgow

About The Glasgow Necropolis: The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland. It is on a low but very prominent hill to the east of Glasgow Cathedral (St. Mungo’s Cathedral). Fifty thousand individuals have been buried here. Typically for the period only a small percentage are named on monuments and not every grave has a stone. Approximately 3500 monuments exist here. Restrooms Locations were clearly marked and easy to find (N.A) Were clear of trash and debris (N.A) Were pleasant smelling (N.A) Trash containers were available and not overflowing (N.A) Facility Facility was clearly marked and easy to locate (YES) Grounds surrounding were attractive Read More

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Visit To Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

About Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a museum and art gallery in Glasgow, Scotland. It reopened in 2006 after a three-year refurbishment and since then has been one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. The gallery is located on Argyle Street, in the West End of the city, on the banks of the River Kelvin (opposite the architecturally similar Kelvin Hall, which was built in matching style in the 1920s, after the previous hall had been destroyed by fire). It is adjacent to Kelvingrove Park and is situated near the main campus of the University Of Glasgow on Gilmorehill. Read More

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Visit To Riverside Museum

About The Riverside Museum: The Riverside Museum is the current location of the Glasgow Museum of Transport, at Pointhouse Quay in the Glasgow Harbour regeneration district of Glasgow, Scotland. The building opened in June 2011. On 18 May 2013, the museum was announced as the Winner of the 2013 European Museum of the Year Award. In 2015, the museum had 1,131,814 visitors during the year, making it the fifth most popular attraction in Scotland. My Review: Restrooms Locations were clearly marked and easy to find (YES) Were clear of trash and debris (YES) Were pleasant smelling (YES) Trash containers were available and not overflowing (YES) Facility Read More

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Visit To Hunterian Museum Glasgow

About The University of Glasgow Hunterian: The University of Glasgow Hunterian is the oldest museum in Scotland. It covers the Hunterian Museum, the Hunterian Art Gallery, the Mackintosh House, the Zoology Museum and the Anatomy Museum, all located in various buildings on the main campus of the University in the west end of Glasgow. Restrooms Locations were clearly marked and easy to find (YES) Were clear of trash and debris (YES) Were pleasant smelling (YES) Trash containers were available and not overflowing (YES) Facility Facility was clearly marked and easy to locate (YES) Grounds surrounding were attractive & neatly landscaped (YES) Grounds around front entrance were Read More

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Visit To Glasgow Science Centre

About Glasgow Science Centre: Glasgow Science Centre is a visitor attraction located in the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area on the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Queen Elizabeth II opened Glasgow Science Centre on 5 June 2001. It is one of Scotland’s most popular paid-for visitor attractions. It is a purpose-built science centre composed of three principal buildings: Science Mall, Glasgow Tower and an IMAX cinema. The Scottish tourist board, VisitScotland, awarded Glasgow Science Centre a five star rating in the visitor attraction category. As well as its main location, Glasgow Science Centre also manages the visitor centre at Whitelee Wind Farm, which Read More

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Visit To Glasgow Cathedral

About Glasgow Cathedral Glasgow Cathedral, also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern’s or St Mungo’s Cathedral, is today a gathering of the Church of Scotland in Glasgow. The title cathedral is honorific and historic, dating from the period before the Scottish Reformation and its former status as the Roman Catholic mother church of the Archdiocese of Glasgow and thus the cathedral of the Archbishop of Glasgow (which is now in St. Andrew’s Cathedral, the present mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Glasgow). The current congregation is part of the Church of Scotland’s Presbytery of Glasgow. Glasgow Cathedral is located north of Read More

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Visit To Summerlee, Museum

About Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life: Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, formerly known as Summerlee Heritage Park, is an industrial museum in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It was built on the site of the Victorian Summerlee Iron Works and incorporated the main workshop of the former Hydrocon Crane factory. The museum is managed by CultureNL Ltd. It temporarily closed in 2006, but reopened on 26 September 2008 following a £10m refurbishment (pictured right). The former main hall was completely redesigned by North Lanarkshire Council’s in-house Design Team and now includes a stainless steel café pod and futuristic viewing pavilion. The museum aims to show Read More

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Visit To Glasgow Chambers

About City Chambers The City Chambers or Municipal Buildings in Glasgow, Scotland, has functioned as the headquarters of Glasgow City Council since 1996, and of preceding forms of municipal government in the city since 1889, located on the eastern side of the city’s George Square. An eminent example of Victorian civic architecture, the building was constructed between 1882 and 1888 to a competition winning design by Scottish architect William Young a native of Paisley. Inaugurated in August 1888 by Queen Victoria, the first council meeting was held within the chambers in October 1889. The building originally had an area of 5,016 square metres. In 1923, an Read More

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Visit To Glasgow Lighthouse

About The Lighthouse in Glasgow The Lighthouse in Glasgow is Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture. It was opened as part of Glasgow’s status as UK City of Architecture and Design in 1999. The Lighthouse is the renamed conversion of the former offices of the Glasgow Herald newspaper. Completed in 1895, it was designed by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The centre’s vision is to develop the links between design, architecture, and the creative industries, seeing these as interconnected social, educational, economic and cultural issues of concern to everyone. Restrooms Locations were clearly marked and easy to find (YES) Were clear of trash and debris (YES) Read More

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