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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 2 days ago via mobile

I've been to the Riverside Museum many times and it's always a pleasure! I really like the little representation of Glasgow in the early 1900s. A great museum for children as well as adults! Not too long to visit the entire museum, a must go!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to this venue a number of times with our grandson. There are many interesting exhibits of steam locomotives, buses, cars, motorcycles, ships and a historical street. Would recommend to all families.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidcroz
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a day visit to Glasgow we found this museum on the hop on hop off bus route. What an amazining museum housed in a beautiful building. We took the free museum tour which was given by Duncan who was very informative and gave us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to a few in different countries but Glasgow’s Transport Museum on the banks of the Clyde is very special. A great range of exhibits, fun spaces for kids, excellent shop and lovely staff makes a very enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to bring kids of any ages. Been here many times and still finding something new. Kids love it and the oldies like to reminiscence of a never existent past through the rose tints of absence.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank glasgowman01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an incredible place! More vehicles than you could imagine could be placed in one building - a very eclectic mix, with random other items that were sort of linked to each vehicle - an intriguing blend. Kept us busy for a happy hour!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gingerjudith
Reviewed 4 days ago

These old steam engines are huge. How did they mange to build them without power tools. Tram cars over 100 years old, built of wood. Massive steam turbines for ships along with story boards of the inventor. Cars, motor bikes and cycles for 1800's all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not a patch on the original , exhibits to close together, lacks carachter ,I also think the building architecturally is not appealing to the eye over all in my opinion a lot more thought could have been given to both the outside and inside

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Archie G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the time to look around properly including the tall ship. Well laid out and easy to get about.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank julesnottm7
Reviewed 6 days ago

A lot of Glasgow history but also for those who don't usually visit transport museums. I loved the shops with old furniture and fittings and that it was all hands on. Great walk along the waterfront back to the city as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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