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Glasgow Necropolis

Built 1832
G4 0UZ

The magnificent Glasgow Necropolis is situated in the heart of city, right next to the Cathedral, it is approx 37 acres, with 50,000 interred within its fabulous gates. These are the people who helped establish Glasgow as the second city of the Victorian Empire. From Engineers, Ship Builders, Architects, Poets, Artists, Ministers, and so many more, come and hear their stories by joining us on a friendly and informal tour.

Tel: 07971437034

Other Information


Nearest Train and/or Subway: High Street
Parking: On Road Parking


Physical Access to Building: Limited Access (only part of the building is fully accessible (e.g. ground floor is wheelchair accessible but other areas are only accessible via stairs – please explain below)
Further details: The Necropolis has limited access due to uneven paths underfoot, in places, steep hills and stairs.
Facilities: No facilities


Organisation Information:

The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis, a registered Scottish Charity, was established in June 2005, Its aim is to conserve the magnificent Glasgow Necropolis, their interests include: family history research, social history, education, cemetery records, architecture and sculpture, architectural conservation, natural history, ecology and tourism.

Visit This Building

Booking essential

Tours Saturday @ 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm; Sunday @ 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Tour duration: 2 hours


To book please call, email or visit 07971437034;; from 1st September, 3pm.