Visit Historic Glasgow Missouri!
Glasgow, MO is an undiscovered gem with one of everything you might need to have a relaxing day walking around a river town. From antiquing to breathless views of the river, there’s something for everyone.
Whether you are a business owner, resident, or visitor, here you will find helpful information about this close-knit community known for its historic architecture and fun, local events.
PASSPORT TO MISSOURI
Sponsored by the Missouri Main Street Connection with the support of local Main Street communities across Missouri, the Bicentennial Passport is an opportunity to explore and share our state’s rich history and regions.
Earn a passport stamp by visiting Historic Glasgow and explore our beautiful town located on the sharpest bend of the Missouri River!
Visit. Explore. Dream.
First-time or returning visitor? Busy local wanting to stay in the loop of the latest happenings? Take in the views of the scenic downtown Glasgow, MO and experience one of the many events held on the picturesque Main Street.
Enjoy two centuries of history when you travel the Glasgow Railroad Bridge – the first All Steel Bridge not just in the country but in the world! Crossing over the Missouri River, the “World’s First Steel Bridge” connects Howard County, Missouri and Saline County, Missouri.
Up for a tour and/or an overnight stay with local charm? Explore the places where art and history intersect in restored, historic mansions like the BOSCOBEL-SHACKELFORD HOUSE, EARICKSON HOUSE, HARRISON HOUSE, and KARBELLE MANSION.
In hot summer months, discover the local recreational pool created for visitors and locals alike to have a fun and safe experience. Looking for a way to support sustainable activities in the Glasgow area? Join the Friends of the Glasgow Pool to get involved with the historic community.
Visit Historic Glasgow Missouri today!
Join the Adventure
See local businesses and what Glasgow has to offer.
Where to Go
There’s many places to go and different things to see.
Check our Event Calendar and plan your next stay.
Take your favorite Glasgow MO memory with you!
The Picadilly is so much fun, and brings lots of excitement into hoping your number gets called for the over 100 wonderful donation prizes given by all the local businesses in Glasgow and surrounding areas.
When the events in town are going on, it’s amazing to see the people everywhere enjoying the historic tours and local aspects Glasgow has to offer. There’s even a real horse drawn wagon that brings Santa in for the Boat Parade.
The beauty and nature and history of Glasgow gets me excited, there’s so many friendly people to meet. From walking on the track to enjoying the new baseball field to power walkers around town. I love to see everyone enjoying!
Learn about local job offerings and volunteer opportunities with the city of Glasgow, including how to become a city employee.
City of Glasgow
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~Clara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross