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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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Reviewed today

absolutely fabulous & free entry but donate if you would like,plenty of space for everyone to move about in, cafe reasonably priced & reasonably spaced & accessible for pushchair & wheelchair users, plenty & large toilets for wheelchair users, lots to see & do, leaflets...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank whiterabbit2754
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grab the bus from George Sq straight to the door. Welcoming staff to greet you , get your site map and wander around. Lots of modes of transport to see inside and out. Lots of interactive stuff for little kids and big kids. Sadly a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jodiewodie2013
Reviewed yesterday

Welcome to Glasgow 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🤪 even if you don’t like transport or bikes trains it’s perfect for a walk around

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank b4rry2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum has the most comprehensive display of all forms of transport. It is displayed brilliantly and is a real trip sown memory lane.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susan E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go here quite regularly as the children love it. There is plenty of parking opposite the museum which you pay for but the museum is free. Great display of trams buses cars emergency vehicles boats and plenty of displays where you can board the trams...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christine M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A free day out (besides the parking and coffee). My 3 yo absolutely loves our trips to the transport museum. Especially the Glenlee tall ship (also free) and has a free softplay in it... Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nicolea384
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was told this was a must see whilst in Glasgow. Went along and was not dissapointed. Greeted by friendly staff. So much to see. Free entry, would recommend no matter what age!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah31086
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited today(March 2019). Very pleasant couple of hours going round the various transport exhibits, everything from prams to a ocean liner models. Full size cars, bikes, buses, trams and trains. Lots of interactive stations to obtain more information. The Victorian “ street” is a must...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank heathers44
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fairly modest sized museum but don’t let that put you off it is packed with exhibits and thoughtfully laid out. There is a great reconstruction of a street scene, with period features associated with transport. Some really great cars, and some classics...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Still the best museum around. I've been going to the transport museum since it opened at the Kelvin hall when I was a boy and even though it's moved along the road and had a massive upgrade it's still as interesting now as it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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David L
26 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
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StaceyM1377
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
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15 September 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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