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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 was the highlight of my weekend trip to Glasgow. many cars, motorcycles, and trains. well worth the viist, plan on staying there for about 2 hours. Great for kids too.

Thank John S
Reviewed today

This was one of my favorite museums. It's huge and so much stuff in there from ships, cars, motorcycles, locomotives, trolleys, etc. They even have some Star Wars stuff (not alot, don't get too excited), but it was fun to see all the different transportation...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a raining day in Glasgow but don't wait for the rain it's a great visit any day. The museum is primarily focused on transport of all kinds and includes a tall ship at the back of the museum on the river. We...More

Thank sasperella
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So friends want to drag me around what? Ok ok I’ll go. Grrr Wow what a place. Amazing amazing. Everything from skateboarding to planes trains and automobiles. Well worth the visit.

Thank Dizzyg33
Reviewed yesterday

Those people who gave this 4 or 5 stars could never have been to its predecessor, which WAS a superb museum I went with excitement expecting a vast improvement . I have never been so disappointed in my life. The earlier one had. a glorious...More

Thank silverfoxcc
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great experience for students. !! Interest of all was captured. Loads to see and do from Transport to history.

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed 2 days ago

I like the archictecture of the building it sums up Glasgow's history which is associated with industry and the River Clyde. I think there is so many things to see from the classic cars to bikes and the cobbled streets and the Riverside has a...More

Thank brownsandra8
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fantastic museum for families and its FREE. There are displays on every type of transportation imaginable; past, present & future. Every way you turn you find something else. Fantastic!

Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic museum It’s free Lots to do and see A visit to the tall ship berthed out the back of museum is great cafe on board is very reasonable

Thank flossy3
Reviewed 3 days ago

First class museum. The Tall Ship was amazing as was the locomotives and old team cars. Definitely check it out

Thank RKClassic
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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 Acran | Reviewed this property |
It is very disabled friendly and actually hires out wheelchairs if needed. There are purpose built lifts to train footplates and a lift to the upper floor. You can see the same places as everyone else without a single step... More
15 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