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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

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Riverside Museum is Glasgow's award-winning transport museum. With over 3,000 objects on display there's everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams and cars to a Stormtrooper. Get hands on with our interactive displays. Walk...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
+44 141 287 2720
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Reviewed today

this is a great day out all sort of interesting things to see for everyone of all ages ,plenty of history from Glasgow transport through the ages too modern days weel worth a visit.

Thank robert f
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Museum is free to enter, not massive but what they have got is well presented, with some of the exhibits set in a reconstructed settings

Thank dave f
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great variety of forms of transport displayed imaginatively in a unique building. Have visited previously and still more to be enjoyed.

Thank cathpa2018
Reviewed yesterday

Built on the banks of the River Clyde where stood one of Glasgow's many shipyards the museum features a huge collection of transport and related items. The wall of motorbikes and cars was my favourite. Much of the interior presentations was produced by the much...More

Thank ganda3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a free transport museum, nostalgic for the older folks and fun for the younger ones. There is also a tall ship which can be explored top to bottom, a rare opportunity to visit such iconic ship.

Thank Shingo P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Haven’t been to the transport museum for years. Last time my kids were wee and now they’ve left home! Thoroughly enjoyed strolling around reading the information and watching the video clips. A trip down memory lane, as a lot of the exhibits used to be...More

Thank JanD4444
Reviewed 2 days ago

The cute little Bus 100 from George Square brings you to this iconic Zaha Hadid designed building.The Tourist Bus also stops here. Exterior windows waterside cleverly reflect the river and the Tall Ship in the Glasgow sun or even Glasgow rain.Stunning. Inside, there's plenty to...More

Thank vessi80
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really didn’t know this place existed, but were taking the Hop on hop off bus tour of Glasgow and it sounded intriguing (and free!!). What a wonderful surprise this was. This is such a fun place for everyone - from the many, many little...More

Thank bossfan59
Reviewed 3 days ago

Riverside is a really great museum and its FREE! There are some unique exhibits such as Euan McGregor's motorbikes and every manner of transport, old and older. Indeed possibly the oldest cycle, together with other cycles, trams, buses, cars, etc.........but not sure why there is...More

Thank Gill808
Reviewed 3 days ago

There's something for everyone. If you are coming from Govan there's a ferry to take you across the Clyde, But only in the Summer school holiday's. I don't know what buses you Therecan get to it. If coming from the Town by Subway or train...More

Thank Chicst51
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David L
27 June 2018|
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Response from Riverside M | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay on getting back to you, I have tried to get a price for you but all taxi company just give a estimate cost of around £50 to £60. Just for info most of the ships that come in have a number of coaches on... More
28 March 2018|
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Response from Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
This summer I took my neice Jess who is in a wheelchair due to cerebral palsy. Mentally she is right there and she was amazed with the boat which you can get on for free as well. She had never in her life been on one and... More
16 September 2017|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
The museum is accessible for a pushchair . I don't remember a cloakroom, but you could just take it round with you