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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.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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

The Riverside Museum of Transport is a wonderful museum full of models of every type of transportation you can think of in realistic settings. There is even a tall ship attached to it for viewing.

Thank 2morrows
Reviewed yesterday

On our last day in Glasgow I found this excellent museum on the Clyde providing a trip down memory lane showcasing all types of transport from steam trains and trams to cars and bikes with the added bonus of a tall ship experience on the...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed yesterday

A great day out for all the family. Something to interest everybody but take your walking shoes as there's lots of exhibits to get round.

Thank gladdy54
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My first visit since it moved from Kelvingrove! A lot of things have changed for me since then -1. I have very limited mobility and visited this in a wheelchair (I never did on older visits), 2. I get tired quickly (again, older visits meant...More

Thank MariaAQuinn
Reviewed yesterday

We were on the open top bus city tour so stopped off. The exhibition was really interesting so much to see. We will be back again. If in glasgow you must visit.

Thank Boodle56
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hopped of the bus to take a peak around this museum and I was not disappointed. Looking at all the changes made in transportation was wonderful.

Thank Nic410
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great selection of vehicles, big and small, including a full size tramcar. Scary to see cars from my youth in a museum! Entry free to all.

Thank RunRuss
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great museum for all ages ...it has all modes of transport from buses, cars, trams, trains, etc. It is in a fantastic location would totally recommend and is for all ages

Thank GlasgowLenny
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Riverside Museum is worth a half-day visit in Glasgow. It is chocked full of artifacts that document Glasgow's glorious transportation industry. Glasgow was the center of Scotland's car industry and you'll see many examples of what was built here. Set on the River Clyde...More

Thank Dogwalks
Reviewed 4 days ago

Brilliant day out at the transport museum. We enjoyed looking at all the old cars/trains/ships/fire engines etc. Was great to see! Also enjoyed looking at the layout of old shops/pubs of how they looked back in the day. The tall ship was a great experience!...More

Thank xcheeky_chopsx
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duffysandra48
Can you get the ferry at govan to it
5 June 2017|
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Response from CalumDM | Reviewed this property |
No, access is by road.
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yvonne w
do blue badge holders need to pay for parking
18 May 2017|
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Response from JohnSnel | Reviewed this property |
I believe not
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Jean S
Is there parking available?
15 April 2017|
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Response from aevans28 | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of parking - pay & display - reasonable rates
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