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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

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Address: Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
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+44 141 287 2720
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2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year.

Highlights include steam...

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.

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Great fun for kiddies!

We were there as a family quite a few times. My son never gets borred of this place. I personally think that the old Museum of Transport was better, but I still like this one. I... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there as a family quite a few times. My son never gets borred of this place. I personally think that the old Museum of Transport was better, but I still like this one. I could recommend it for a rainy day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I remember going here as a kid which was many many years ago. We decided to visit on a recent trip to Glasgow, very happy we did. The guy on the door as we went in was very friendly and welcoming. As we walked around it was very nostalgic for me and as an adult i feel like i was... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

2nd time we have visited. What a wonderful place and all they ask for is a donation. Displays change often, lots to see and do for all ages. Very informative and interesting.

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great museum, full of interesting things...particularly loved the old street and interactive videos.

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Thank northymiss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I come occasionally to the riverside with my boys as they love the tall ship and all the vehicles that are in it. A lovely place to bring children to.

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Thank Claudia J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although I'm not the biggest fan of museums, the riverside is pretty cool. This was my second visit back here as a tourist, the very first time I was here I worked for the company that carried out the fit out back in 2010/2011! So I knew my way around pretty well however it's really easy to navigate regardless, some... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everytime I have visitors from abroad I take them there and they really enjoy it very much. The collection is beautiful and interesting, the displays playful and a wee bit crazy but good crazy. It is a FUN museum!

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Trinity, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So many wonderful vehicular specimens to examine. They're collection of vehicles, ranging from a time immemorial to near modern is abundant to say the least. From the old highland rail to the recreation of early 20th Century Glaswegian streets is beautiful. The tube, the motorcycles, the three wheeled deathtrap on display and so many more just capture nostalgia in it's... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether you are visiting the museum or the large boat behind (do both), this is one of the best museums around.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to go with the little ones. It is a very interactive so they little ones loved it. They have lots of transport and it is close to the river

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