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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
+44 141 287 2720
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Reviewed yesterday

If your interest is in transport (excl. aircraft) then this is the place for you! So many exhibits under one roof and very well laid out. There is a cafe there but it was so busy (a wet day) we did not bother to try...More

Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good selection of transport from cars to trams and trains. Free entry. Worth a visit and will suit all ages.

Thank Yorkydan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Plenty of exhibits. Lots of interaction in terms of games, visual displays etc. Loved the Bedford Ambulance even though I found it a bit disconcerting that something I worked on is now in a museum! 😎😎 Worth a visit.

Thank ivysdad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We toured this museum on the recommendation of a friend - the displays are so well done - fun to browse through and learn more about the area shipping and transportation history. We will recommend it to others!

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Free to enter but contribution appreciated. Good musuem lots of interesting exhibits. Nice little cafe. Didnt have enough time yo do it justice.

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely building plenty to see good parking facilities aswell my kids age 4-9-13 all love it here alot to see and wee cafe aswell

Thank Weeloguie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This fabulous museum is a must whilst visiting Scotland. Entry is free of charge and parking is only £1 for 4 hours. So much to see. Cars,trams,bikes,trains and so much more. The view of the river Clyde and surrounding areas is spectacular from the top...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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
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Can you get the ferry at govan to it
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Response from CalumDM | Reviewed this property |
No, access is by road.
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
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