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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 today 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 yesterday

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
Thank Somone B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Riverside museum is mostly a transport museum with all types of transport from motorbikes to cars to ships. Excellent for children

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed yesterday

Great to see transport of the past cars motor bikes trams horse drawn carragaes not forgetting model boats There is a lovely cafe

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed yesterday

Great day out with fantastic examples of great cars of a bygone age. Good day out for families and the children will love it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcadamwj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In a very few words, this is an outstanding Museum about all transportation means in the western world. Trains, cars, motorcycles, ships, and all the relatively close equipment. A must visit once in Glasgow. Last but not least, it is an amazing building designed by...More

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

Had a great day out with the family kids loved it and a bit of nostalgia for us parents. The fact that this is free entry is unbelievable however parking isn’t free but still superb value if all you pay for is the Parking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fraster5478
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love taking my sons here. Usually go with friends also. Always lots to see and do. Only ask for a donation which is fantastic considering how much work goes into making the place a great experience for the whole family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cbrownx1952x
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the old Museum of Transportation years ago, and enjoyed our visit so decided to return to see the new Riverside location. I remember as a child traveling on the old buses and subways as well as the Renfrew Ferry from the River Clyde....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barb M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my grandchildren here in July when we done the Glasgow bus tour, a great trip down memory lane and education for my grand kids with some old school items, awesome day out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank douglasc98
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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
16 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