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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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2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year.

Highlights include steam...

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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Used to visit the transport museum at its old location with fond memories. Wasnt didappointed with the new location. Still a great family day out

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Glasgow
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Used to visit the transport museum at its old location with fond memories. Wasnt didappointed with the new location. Still a great family day out

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Thank Stuart B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a good day out for all ages. Old cars and reconstruction of streets from the past..made this an interesting visit for all ages. Fall back into the past and pop into the cobblers ..young and old alike will enjoy this. An added plus is the a walk around the ship by the riverside..and there is no charge for... More 

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent museum in a bright and modern museum. Lots to see and do, with interactive exhibitions. Great for grown ups and children! Friendly staff and good facilities. Well worth the visit!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Riverside Museum is a wonderful place to visit for all ages. The exhibits are well displayed with many hands on facilities for interaction. The tall ship is great to explore and has various activities on it for children to enjoy. There are a couple of eating places inside and parking outside. This is a free museum and well worth... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First time I've visited the new museum the sat nav took us to a car park across the water from the museum and we were glad it did as we got to go across the Clyde on the boat which my 2 year old loved and it was free also the guys who took us across were very friendly and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have been many times before to museums previous residence Kelvin hall. But got to say this purpose built magnificent arena is a vision inside and outside great piece of architecture has different levels showing off the cars of yesteryear and the motor bikes on the wall is a joy to behold . The cobblestone street with interactive shops is great... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went expecting a great display, but we were disappointed. Why put vehicles up the walls? We wanted to see them close at hand! The general displays were chaotic on didn't tell a story that we could see. The ship was fabulous and really interesting. That I would recommend strongly.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being local, I've been here a few times but took the kiddies today and I was reminded how good it is! You probably couldn't spend the whole day here, but great for a couple of hours, especially on a rainy day, and you can go on the tall ship too. Our favourite part is the old street and underground which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an extraordinary experience on the banks of the Clyde. It combines the history of almost every kind of transport with the story of Glasgow's shipyards, steam engine and other engineering bases. The tall ship on the river was a great adventure for children. Finished off the visit with a fast rib ride into the centre of Glasgow and back.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really worth a visit. Fantastic fun for adults and children it has transportation through the ages. I was transported back to my youth and beyond. It has an interesting street reconstructed from the past which is fascinating.

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