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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
+44 141 287 2720
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2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year. Highlights include steam trains, Glasgow trams and trolley buses, vintage cars, motorbikes and cycles including possibly the worlds oldest bicycle. There is also a Glasgow street with shops, subway station and pub. Guided tours available.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
+44 141 287 2720
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Reviewed today via mobile

Not really much to see once you have seen the old cobbled street - lots of cars attached to the walls ??? Can't get to see them properly !! Cafe over priced - a bit boring all in all although that said it is free...More

Thank t m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here after the art museum on a cloudy day in July. The tween and teen had found the art museum boring so we fully expected them to find this one boring too, but they really liked it! Son (12) loved the tall ship and...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyable experience - free entry great for families - so many different modes of transport to investigate from ships, cars, buses, bicycles not forgetting fire engines, and the "Street" and subway, others too many to mention. Worth a visit.

Thank May T
Reviewed yesterday

ON my to do list. We visited this museum and was not disappointed with the displays. Exhibitions are spread over two floors . Hands on activities. access to some vehicles fun for children and adults alike. Some nostalgia how it used to be before technology...More

Thank HaddingtonBear
Reviewed yesterday

Unbelievable the transport they have here. Just how did they get the enormous trains and busses in amazes me ..this is a must do and see place to visit

Thank ozman1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love the transport museum as does my 6 year old son. They have a wide range of vehicles to look at aswell as a new sandpit, old fashioned shops and a cafe. The tall ship is also fun to look around and best of...More

Thank AlysonAnderson21
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kelvinhall - the previous transport museum - was a simple building that let you see all the exhibits at eye level. This thing is a pile of arty-farty trash with the exhibits on 40ft high plinths of use to no one. it's free to get...More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The idea of a transport museum did not sound overly interesting, and we only went because it was highly rated on tripadvisor. We are so glad we went - it is easy to see why it has received awards and is top-rated. Outstanding displays, a...More

1  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 days ago

like all of the museums int the UK, admission is free, and even if it were not, the visit is worthwhile. It's a nice trip into travel of yesteryear, both train and cars. behind the museum is the last of the tall sailing ships which...More

Thank laa1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best museum un town. Polite staff and old transport jewels. Definitely one of the best option for a full Day un family.

Thank David C
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5 June 2017|
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Response from angela s | Reviewed this property |
Yes the ferry runs during the summer, we used it last week. it's free but there is a donation box.
yvonne w
18 May 2017|
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Response from JohnSnel | Reviewed this property |
I believe not
Jean S
15 April 2017|
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Response from aevans28 | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of parking - pay & display - reasonable rates