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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
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Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
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+44 141 287 2720
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love going here with kids, the tall ship outside is a bonus & worth an extra hour! The museum is free to all so make a donation as it’s worth it!

Thank DurangoScotland1
Reviewed yesterday

very interesting exhibits, displayed in different ways. The 'street' layout with some old shops was great.

Thank ospreyal
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must do museum especially if you have young children. SO much to see and do. Our 17 year old loved it too.

Thank kcupcake
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a few hours walking round the various exhibitions and seeing all the old transportation cars, trams etc. It brought back some memories and given that it is free and you only have to pay for parking it’s a good place to spend 1-2 hours....More

Thank balancefinding
Reviewed yesterday

Kids love a trip to riverside, and also visiting the ship, where we usually have a coffee and cake .only downside is the free parking is gone and now you are charged £2 to park car .

Thank mpursley
Reviewed yesterday

Visited in the summer with my son & granddaughter. Plenty to keep all of us occupied inside and out! Things for little ones to do in play areas dotted about. My granddaughter particularly liked the VW beetle with viewing bubbles underneath for children to explore....More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the riverside museum. All the vintage cars and public transport were really well maintained and we loved the old Victorian street with shops and the underground as it would have been. We also went to the cafe and the whites chocolate and raspberry muffin...More

Thank Nikkihay84
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit...takes you down memory lane. Make sure you visit the tall ship at the back as well

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is quite enjoyable and the fact that entry is free is a big bonus, especially if you are taking children for a visit. I feel the layout could be improved as it is like a big barn inside. The replica street is great and...More

Thank Violet W
Reviewed 2 days ago

In this day and age there’s not many things you can get for free but make a point of visiting the Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, you can spend,easily, a full day going round this museum. It shows the history of transport and travel...More

Thank Stephen M
Riverside M, Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your great review.

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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
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StaceyM1377
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
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fleur671
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
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