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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
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Riverside Museum 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow G3 8RS, Scotland
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All reviews tall ship all ages old cars glasgow street model ships cobbled street street scene free entry sailing ship trip down memory lane new building on display interactive displays hop on hop off bus rainy day great place to visit few hours
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a fantastic visit here - my only regret was not allowing enough time as only had 1 1/2 hours here - could easily have spent double this to really get the most from the visit. The amount and range of exhibits covered every possible...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Waders1972
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are lots of interesting things to see at this museum, we really liked the street scene and the old caravan that belonged to a travelling showman. We were really surprised that this museum was free as it's really well put together. There is parked...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1einad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What is not to love? Easy parking and free entry. Lots to see and plenty to interact with. Both my kids were captivated. Very nice volunteer guide to chat to as well. We spent 2 hours here and there was definitely enough to merit a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Liz47936
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the old transport museum & look forward to seeing the new & improved place. Was a huge disappointment, the last place u could go on the trams get close to the vehicles this has barriers up so you can no longer get on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aka57
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good museum for children and adults with lots of interactive exhibits.. Includes a visit on a tall ship and all free as is the case with all Glasgow museums.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Billions
Riverside M, General Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your lovely review!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended, great for kids, lots to see and do. Easy parking on site and close to the Clyde river

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank deano864
Riverside M, General Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review, nice to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 days ago

A great day out to take the kids/grand kids. Lots of really interesting things to see from all ages of travel. Great to look back at all the old cars, trains, motorbikes and the tall ship right outside. A full day could be spent here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MHarte
Riverside M, General Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your excellent review, it's most appreciated!

Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place for all the family. It's free and it has a nice cafe. love the old street showing how things used to be.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joanmclean
Riverside M, General Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Joan, thanks very much for visiting us, and for leaving a review!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This free museum is very well set out, making good use of the space. There are many different types of transport through the ages with plenty of interaction for the children. We visited here as part of the city bus tour as it dropped us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ruby37
Riverside M, General Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your lovely review Ruby, it's much appreciated!

Reviewed 4 days ago

This place does exactly what 'it says on the tin' - super day out, made better on the day we visited by the added attraction of a free fairground at the entrance. Something for Maw. Paw and the Bairns.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank evie20122018
Riverside M, General Manager at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks very much for your review Evie, sounds like a fun day out!

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David L
June 26, 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
March 28, 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
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fleur671
September 15, 2017|
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Response from W5972IKmichaelm | 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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