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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

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Address: 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 141 287 2720
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Description: 2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year. Highlights include...
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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Loved the theme of the museum which is transportation. It's a recommended one for people of all ages though kids will love it as well as the ship attraction adjacent to this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Easy parking and access but not an overwhelming experience once inside the museum. Exhibits were often difficult if not impossible to view. This new format for the museum lacks the interaction that made the previous incarnation so interesting. Arriving at opening time we had to circumnavigate numerous groups of cleaning personnel who were standing amongst the exhibits chatting. Toilets were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Loved the theme of the museum which is transportation. It's a recommended one for people of all ages though kids will love it as well as the ship attraction adjacent to this museum. If you have young kids,then plan to visit this museum in early evening time (museum closes at 5pm) so that you can visit the museum and then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

A must-see place, subtly making it's mark on the museum scene. I only came across this museum since this was very close from where we put up and there was a free ferry service. Ohh boy, what a discovery !! We made 2 trips to the museum since the first time we reached almost at the closing hour. The old... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

This museum is great to take your kid! It show all the great cars and bikes and how we progressed in life. The best part is the ship out side. Dont miss out!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

I went with my dad a few months back to the riverside Museum and it was fantastic. I really enjoyed walking around and looking at all the different types of transport. There was plenty of room to walk around and explore even though it was quite busy when we went. My dad took me up to where the trains are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Lovely day exploring the ship also had lovely lunch defo would go back Fantastic it is now free thumbs up 👌

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We arrived via Hop on Hop Off Bus. Nice volunteer greeted us at the entrance and asked if we wanted a free tour. We had a lovely visit and tour. Tall sailing ship visit was also very interesting. You really need to have atleast three hours for the great FREE museum and ship tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

...what a fab museum. Not a stuffy, dull museum, reproduced streets, old cars, bikes, trams, even a sinclair C5, toys, clothes etc etc, educational, inspirational, and the tall ship outside? amazing....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We came here via the city bus tour with the intention of seeing the tall ship. However, we went inside to avoid the famous Glasgow weather. There are a substantial amount of exhibitions, with something for everyone. I enjoyed the car and bicycle exhibits, whilst my friend enjoyed the train and boat exhibits more. The commonwealth games exhibit was also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

One of the best museums ever! Brilliant layout of old Glasgow and cars from a bygone time! I love coming here ☺

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