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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

Visited here for a private function and would go back. Just a great display of travel history in the region - cars, trams, buses, motorcycles, horse-drawn etc.

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Reviewed yesterday

This museum was recommended by the I-center in Glasgow. It was very easy to get to as it is on the hop-on-hop-off route. It was extremely interesting and fun to go through.

Thank t0masmarshall
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went there with friends while visiting them in Glasgow. Very impressive building. My husband loves bikes so he was really happy to see all the old, historical motorbikes.

Thank Ieva_B_09
Reviewed 2 days ago

we found it really interesting seeing all the old cars and bikes. really cool seeing all the old stuff in there. great experience. 100 percent reccomend this

Thank Guðbjörg M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the museum with our 2 year old son who is obsessed with trains, trams, cars, buses, bikes, police cars, fire engines and boats!! This was the perfect place. The interactive nature of each display added to the experience, with intuitive touch screen displays, suitable...More

Thank Liam C
Reviewed 2 days ago

A fabulous free museum of different modes of transportation through the ages. Bikes, trains and automobiles. Don’t miss the tall ship outside.

Thank rshlm
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were traveling with a 7 month old and two 70+ year olds and this was a nice way to spend the afternoon and FREE! Great exhibits and lots of interesting facts. We really enjoyed our trip to the museum and were very impressed.

Thank jandgtravel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here on a wet day in Glasgow. It was excellent and ideally situated next to the Tall Ship. Both were free to visit. Cafes were good in both. Really worth a couple of hours.

Thank meljcook1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We thought it was a bit odd just because we never did figure out how they placed the exhibits...by chronological date (no), by items original location (no)...but it didn't really matter! You go in and it's just interesting! We loved the locomotives (!!), their stories...More

Thank pebbleskip
Reviewed 3 days ago

For anyone interesting in travel and transport, this is a must, there are so many different things to see, a wall of cars and a wall of motor bikes, a street set out like the old days, shops included, one of my favourite was the...More

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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 Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
This summer I took my neice Jess who is in a wheelchair due to cerebral palsy. Mentally she is right there and she was amazed with the boat which you can get on for free as well. She had never in her life been on one and... 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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