23 Landressy Street, G40 1BP
1906 (refurbished 2015), James Rhind; Collective Architecture (Cat B)
Visit the beautiful Category B listed Carnegie Library, now home to the world-famous Glasgow Women's Library since 2013. Find out about the library, archive and its programme of year round events dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements.
Open all week, for Doors Open Day GWL are hosting special building tours to let you see behind the scenes, introduce you to the library, its collections and projects, and get your questions answered.
GWL is visited by people from all over the world and from just around the corner. It is a Recognised Collection of National Significance, a status only awarded to those museums that house collections deemed important to telling of a national story.
Mon-Wed & Fri 9.30am-5pm, Thu 9.30am-7.30pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm
Tours: Mon-Fri 1pm (Tue 1pm Get to Know GWL: Building Tour of GWL in Urdu), (Thu 1pm & 6pm (Get to Know GWL: Building Tour in Farsi)), Sat 3pm, Sun 2pm (Opening the Doors to our Archive & Museum Stores Tour) & 3pm; 45 minutes
Booking not required
Limited parking in Bridgeton area, please note on street parking is available but priority for local residents. GWL have bike storage available to visitors, please ask inside the library.
Accessibility: Small ramp at the entrance followed by automatic doors to GWL foyer. Then there is quite a heavy double door on the way in to the Library – we are currently looking into power-assisted doors, but in the meantime our front of house team are available to help with accessing the Library. The library and main events space are on the ground floor. Lift or stairs access to level 1.
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust
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120 Sydney Street, Glasgow
Registered Company Number: SC079721
Scottish Charity Number: SC015443